Fast Five Quiz: Interstitial Lung Disease Progressive Fibrosing Management

Zab Mosenifar, MD

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February 01, 2022

Antifibrotic therapies should be considered when patients on immunosuppressant therapy begin to develop either progressive changes pathophysiologically or on imaging that suggest fibrosis are likely to benefit from antifibrotic therapy. These therapies should also be considered when there is a strong suspicion that the patient has a PF-ILD pattern.

In older patients with imaging suggesting progression and biopsy of the lung is not possible, antifibrotic use should be considered early in the course of therapy.

Learn more about medication for PF-ILD.

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