Last updated on March 2019

Investigating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in Greece (INDULGE IPF)


Brief description of study

To gain further insight on the characteristics, management, disease progression and the outcomes of patients with IPF, as diagnosed and treated under real-world, clinical practice conditions in Greece. More specifically, this registry will be used to: Provide a comprehensive clinical picture of IPF, Track access to health care and cost of caring for IPF patients over time, Examine the implementation of treatment guidelines used on patients diagnosed with IPF, according to the existing diagnosis guidelines, Characterization of patients on different treatments. To provide information regarding survival and mortality causes, IPF exacerbations as well as IPF patient co-morbidities including myocardial infarction, CNS infarction, other arterial thromboembolic events, deep vein thrombosis, hemorrhage, gastrointestinal perforation and pulmonary hypertension. Data regarding IPF patient hospitalization will be collected and evaluated with regards to potential respiratory causes, and there will be documentation of treatment patterns and economic aspects. Patients will be followed up for 2 years and information regarding IPF treatment changes since the last visit will be collected.

Detailed Study Description

Purpose: To gain further knowledge on the characteristics, management, progression and outcomes of patients with IPF as treated under real-world, clinical practice conditions in Greece

Study Design:

National, multi-center, observational disease registry based on new data from a significant sample size of IPF patients in Greece. Patients will be followed up for 2 years and information will be collected during this time period. This is a non-interventional study and primary data collected during study visits will be used

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03074149

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Recruitment Status: Open


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