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Table 4 Summary of wait list mortality in IPF patients

From: Lung transplantation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review of the literature

  No. of IPF patients % died on wait list
OPTN data, IPF patients on the lung transplant list between January 1995 and December 2000 [60] 2,115 31%
IPF patients, recorded in the OPTN database between June 30, 2004 and July 22, 2005, with 6-months of follow-up who did not undergo lung transplantation [61] 209 23%
IPF patients on the wait list at the University of California San Diego from January 1990 to February 1999 [62] 25 28%
IPF patients awaiting lung transplantation in five institutions and listed in The Korean Network for Organ Sharing (KONOS) from May 1996 to May 2011 [56] 61 57%
IPF patients who underwent assessment for lung transplantation at a single center in the UK [63] 42 64%
IPF patients at Inova Fairfax Hospital who were on the wait list for lung transplantation from 2000 to 2005 [64] 74 18%
IPF patients assessed for lung transplantation from January 1991 to June 1995 at the Toronto Lung Transplant Program [65] 26 19%
single center study of IPF patients at a single institution in Brazil registered on the waiting list from 2001 to June 2008 [66] 33 24%
single center study in France that included 46 IPF patients on the waiting list from 1988 to July 2001 [33] 46 35%
IPF patients referred for lung transplantation and lung-and-heart transplantation at a single center in Poland September 1999 and December 2004 [57] 24 67%
IPF patients enrolled at a lung transplant program in Italy (100 month time period) [58] 53 44%
Consecutive IPF patients assessed for lung transplantation between January 1997 and May 2006 at a single center in Israel (Pulmonary Institute of Rabin Medical Center) [67] 85 48%
IPF Patients enrolled from January – June 2004 at a single center in Israel (Pulmonary Institute of Rabin Medical Center) and followed from enrollment for a median of 2.4 years (range 2.0 to 3.1 years) [68]. 51 14%