Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Comorbidities and Complications

Ani Kapoor, MD


July 13, 2020

An increased prevalence of both OSA and GERD has been noted in patients with IPF. However, OSA has not been found to be a risk factor for GERD among patients with IPF.

The use of GERD medications has been associated with longer survival times and a lower fibrosis score on high-resolution CT scan among patients with IPF.

Learn more about common comorbidities in patients with IPF.


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