Table 1

Prognostic factors in LAM

Favourable prognosisPoor prognosis
Older age at diagnosis [46]
Post-menopausal status [19]
FEV1 >70% pred at diagnosis [19]
Progressive dyspnoea at presentation [47]
Pre-menopausal status [19, 37, 44, 45]
FEV1 <70% pred at diagnosis [20, 48]
Reversible airflow obstruction [19, 49]
Use of supplementary oxygen [19, 46]
VEGF-D: high levels (>800 ng·mL−1) [18]