Criteria for the classification of interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features (IPAF) could be refined to improve the homogeneity of the patient population. Although the current European Respiratory Society (ERS) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) criteria are only three years old, a recent comparison of four IPAF cohorts has revealed considerable differences between the patient groups. ...
IPAF diagnosis requires combined effort
By Mardi Chapman
24 Sep 2018