Respir Res 2021 May 24;22(1):162. Epub 2021 May 24.
Hôpital Louis Pradel, Centre National de Référence des Maladies Pulmonaires Rares, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, OrphaLung, RespiFil, ERN-LUNG, Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, 28 Avenue du Doyen Lepine, 69677, Lyon Cedex, France.
Background: There is a paucity of data on the epidemiology, survival estimates and healthcare resource utilisation and associated costs of patients with progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD) in France. An algorithm for extracting claims data was developed to indirectly identify and describe patients with PF-ILD in the French national administrative healthcare database.
Methods: The French healthcare database, the Système National des Données de Santé (SNDS), includes data related to ambulatory care, hospitalisations and death for 98. Read More