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Table 1 Number of patients diagnosed through MDD in the present study

From: Exposure to PM2.5 is a risk factor for acute exacerbation of surgically diagnosed idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a case–control study

MDD diagnosis All Acute exacerbation No acute exacerbation
IIPs 352 74 278
 IPF 152 41 111
 iNSIP 35 6 29
 COP 4 0 4
 DIP/RB-ILD 7 1 6
 iPPFE 15 5 10
 Unclassifiable IIPs 139 21 118
  1. Data presented as frequencies. MDD multidisciplinary discussion, IIPs idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, IPF idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, iNSIP idiopathic nonspecific interstitial pneumonia, COP cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, DIP/RB-ILD desquamative interstitial pneumonia/respiratory bronchiolitis-interstitial lung disease, iPPFE idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis