Back Muscle Shrinkage Tied to Poor IPF Outcomes, Study Finds
Research continues to emerge from around the world to help patients, researchers and physicians better understand idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Since there is currently no cure for this progressive lung disease, understanding factors that may contribute to poorer patient outcomes is imperative in helping patients live a longer life.
Charlene Marshall was surprised to hear a link existed between a group of back muscles and their shrinkage, could be tied to poor IPF outcomes as the study suggests. Due to chronic oxygen deprivation, have you ever had concerns with your muscle mass or bone density as a patient with IPF?
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