IPF Resource Center
Educational and informative resources can be found in this section of Insights in IPF. Here you can obtain information to help you stay up to date on scientific literature and congress activity. Additionally, tools are available to facilitate discussion about IPF with your colleagues and patients.
Suggested Reading Links to abstracts for relevant publications in the IPF field
Upcoming Events Listing of relevant events hosted by societies and organizations focused on advancing treatment and research in lung health
Image Galleries Browse through image galleries featuring radiologic and histopathologic features of interstitial lung disease on HRCT and surgical lung biopsy
Health Body Healthy Mind As showcased on National Public Television, Understanding Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is an impactful disease state program on IPF with key perspectives from both clinicians and patients
ATS Primer A link to a downloadable PDF of an educational primer
Auscultation of Breath Sounds Audio content and descriptions differentiating IPF from COPD and normal lung sounds
Test your Ears Refine your auscultation skills by listening to the lung sounds of patients with IPF compared with normal lung sounds and those associated with other respiratory conditions such as COPD
Test Your Eyes Refine your skills by viewing HRCT scans of the lungs of patients with suspected IPF and identify specific features found in images that are consistent with a radiological diagnosis of definite usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), possible/probable UIP, or those that are inconsistent with a UIP pattern
Diagnosis and Assessment of Interstitial Lung Disease This dynamic, case-based video features Dr Ganesh Raghu from the University of Washington, a key thought leader in the field of IPF. Dr Raghu will discuss the process of diagnosing and managing IPF
Every Breath Counts As featured on the Discovery Channel, Every Breath Counts is a powerful documentary detailing the lives of patients and families affected by IPF
GAP Model for Predicting Mortality Risk Use the GAP calculator to predict your patient’s mortality risk based on their Gender, Age, and Physiology (FVC and DLCO).
Radiology Rounds Broadcast Event This program featuring two experts in the field of interstitial lung disease (ILD), Imre Noth, MD and Jonathan Goldin, MD was broadcast live throughout the United States. This broadcast is now available for viewing. Watch 2 experts discuss many important aspects related to the role of HRCT in the diagnosis of IPF.