Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a rare and serious condition that causes scar tissue to develop in the lungs, which leads to difficulty breathing. At NYU Langone Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates, our pulmonologists, who specialize in lung conditions, and pulmonary rehabilitation experts collaborate to help you manage this condition.
NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation ranks as one of the best rehabilitation centers in the nation. Our physical therapists and exercise physiologists work closely with you to alleviate symptoms and maintain your quality of life.
Treatment for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
There is no cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, but NYU Langone specialists can offer supportive therapies that make breathing more comfortable. Treatment may include medication, as well as oxygen therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation.
Medical Therapies for Idiopathic Pulmonary FibrosisMedication and oxygen therapy are used to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Idiopathic Pulmonary FibrosisPulmonary rehabilitation can help improve and maintain lung function in people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Our Research and Education in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Learn more about our research and professional education opportunities.