CPFE

AcronymDefinition
CPFECapital Partners for Education (Washington, DC)
CPFECenter for People, Food and Environment (Tucson, AZ)
CPFECertificate in Practical Financial Economics (professional certification; UK)
CPFECOMSEC Priorities Field Evaluation
CPFECombined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema
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Typically, patients with CPFE syndrome have upper-lobe emphysema and lower-lobe fibrosis, he said.
CPFE syndrome is more common in males than females, and is found in 19%-51% of smokers with emphysema on chest CT who have no defined underlying interstitial lung disease.
Mortality is increased in patients with CPFE, compared with those who smoke and have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and survival ranges from 35% to 80% at 5 years, he added, noting that mortality is unclear in patients who may have underlying idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.