Computerized Imaging Tool Helps ID New IPF Subtype

Computerized Imaging Tool Helps ID New IPF Subtype

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Computerized Imaging Tool Helps ID New IPF Subtype

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) co-occurring with a second lung disorder represents a distinct new IPF subtype with a poor prognosis and its own set of treatment considerations, a recent study found. The discovery of this new IPF subtype, made with the help of a computerized image analysis tool, could aid in the efforts to design better therapies that are adapted to the specific needs of each patient, according to researchers. “Using this computerised tool we…

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