Last updated on June 2018

Feasibility & Effect of a Tele-rehabilitation Program in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Pulmonary Fibrosis | Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Age: Between 18 - 85 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • In order to be eligible to participate in this study, the patient must meet all of the following criteria:

Diagnosis of either definite or possible IPF according to the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and European Respiratory Society (ERS) criteria Signed informed consent DLCO 30% predicted and FVC 50% predicted 6 minute walking test 150 m Adults 18 years Being clinically stable Absolute decline in DLCO & FVC should be less than 10% in the past 6 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A potential patient who meets any of the following criteria will be excluded from participation in this study if:

Participation in an official rehabilitation program < 4 months before start of the study Musculoskeletal disorders Severe cardiac diseases (ejection fraction < 30%, daily angina, or otherwise specified by treating cardiologist) Unable to understand informed consent Other conditions that hamper the use of tele-rehabilitation Non-Danish speaking. Unwillingness to implement the protocol

Recruitment Status: Open

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