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Table 1 Salient clinical features of patients with IIPs

From: Prognostic value of immunohistochemical surfactant protein A expression in regenerative/hyperplastic alveolar epithelial cells in idiopathic interstitial pneumonias

  IIPs UIP NSIP
No. of patients 43 19 17
Age, years * 61.6 ± 8.8 63.6 ± 10.0 59.0 ± 8.6
Sex, M/F 29/14 13/6 11/6
%VC before biopsy (%)* 82.5 ± 16.6 77.8 ± 17.2 84.8 ± 17.5
PaO2 before biopsy (torr)* 77.5 ± 9.9 80.7 ± 9.8 73.7 ± 9.8
Duration of illness before biopsy (months)* 17.4 ± 21.3 13.8 ± 13.7 21.8 ± 25.1
Duration of follow up after biopsy (months)* 41.8 ± 29.6 27.3 ± 21.7 46.8 ± 21.6
  1. * Data are presented as mean ± SD.