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Study examines sleep apnea’s role in lung diseases

Apr. 13, 2012, 11:43 AM

Based on results from a 2009 pilot study that showed sleep apnea is more common in people who have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) than in the general population, Vanderbilt’s IPF research group is embarking on a larger study to determine its prevalence in people with other interstitial lung diseases (ILD).

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