Annual Congress Amsterdam 2011

Saturday, 24.09.2011
Sunday, 25.09.2011
Monday, 26.09.2011
Tuesday, 27.09.2011
Wednesday, 28.09.2011

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2011; 38: Suppl. 55, abstract number.


Material from 2011
  • 4205 Abstracts
  • 632 Slide presentations
  • 250 Webcasts
  • 66 Handouts
  • 1703 e-posters
  • 250 Multimedia files
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Sunday, 25.09.2011

08:30 - 10:3035ERS Paediatric Respiratory Research Awards in Europe Ceremony (supported by Merck) followed by Paediatric Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
08:30 - 10:3036Live and let dive: diving and lung healthSymposium
08:30 - 10:3037Small airways: important in COPD and severe asthmaSymposium
08:30 - 10:3038Prognostic and predictive factors in lung cancerSymposium
08:30 - 10:3039The burden of pulmonary hypertension in respiratory diseaseSymposium
08:30 - 10:3040Fixed ratio or other ways to define COPD: what can we learn from others?Hot topics
08:30 - 10:3041The COPD patient experience: care and managementOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3042New insights in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3043Early diagnosis in primary careOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3044Smoking cessation scienceOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3045Mechanisms and outcomes of infective exacerbations of COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3046Skeletal muscle weakness in COPD: physical (in)activity and biological markersOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3047Macrophages and neutrophils in chronic lung diseaseOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3048Immunobiology in the transplanted lung: experimental and clinical evaluationsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3049Are needles really enough?Poster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3050COPD managementPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3051Allergen immunotherapy and anti-immunoglobulin EPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3052Physical activity, methodology and impactPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3053Tuberculin skin tests, interferon-gamma release assays and beyondPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3054Genetic and environmental risk factors for respiratory diseasesPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4557Sadoul Lecture followed by a session of Assembly 9: How to get the best signal?Sadoul Lecture
10:45 - 12:4558Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: translational insights and therapeutic approachesSymposium
10:45 - 12:4559Macrophage heterogeneity in respiratory diseasesSymposium
10:45 - 12:4560Mechanical ventilation: the American versus the European approachSymposium
10:45 - 12:4561Novelties in lung transplantationSymposium
10:45 - 12:4562New advances in smoking cessationSymposium
10:45 - 12:4563Mechanism and monitoring of airway diseasesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4564Cystic fibrosis: New aspects of diagnosis, inflammation and detecting exacerbationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4565Endoscopic lung volume reduction: hype or hope?Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4566Altered mechanisms during exercise in diseaseOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4567Treatment of lung cancerOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4568Multidrug-resistant tuberculosisOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4569Diagnosis and predictors of COPD exacerbationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4570Treatments for pulmonary hypertension in human and experimental modelsOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4571Recent developments in COPDPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4572Genetics of airway diseases and treatmentPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4573Pleural diseases and pneumothoraxPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4574Biomarkers of allergic inflammationPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4575The new clinical spectrum of lung diseases: from bronchi to pleuraPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4576Innate and exogenous factors in childhood respiratory infectionPoster Discussion
12:50 - 14:4078Asthma: a heterogeneous diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4079COPD managementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4080COPD exacerbationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4081Vascular and parenchymal imagingThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4082From outside to inside: access to the pleuraThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4083To stent or not to stent: interventional bronchoscopyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4084Rare diffuse lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4085What is new in the approach to pulmonary fibrosis?Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4086Experimental models and research in diffuse parenchymal lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4087Quality of life and respiratory symptom management in primary careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4088New mechanisms in airway diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4089COPD: human studiesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4090Airway smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts: cell biologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4091Lung cell biologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4092The ageing pulmonary interstitiumThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4093Anti-inflammatory strategies in acute lung injuryThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4094Drug delivery and pharmacokinetics IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4095Translational models of diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4096Bronchodilators in asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4097Asthma: control and treatmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4098Monitoring exacerbations of airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4099Monitoring with lung function tests in airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40100Clinical parameters in airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40101Animal models of airway inflammationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40102Asthma: risk factors and comorbiditiesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40103Respiratory epidemiology: genetics and modifiable risk factorsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40104Respiratory epidemiology: comorbidityThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40105Air pollutionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40106Mineral dustsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40107Smoking cessation science and smoking-related disordersThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40108Smoking rate: smoking cessation interventionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40109New insights in paediatric respiratory physiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40110Risk and detection of childhood asthma and allergyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40111Paediatric respiratory infection: signs, symptoms and sequelaeThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40112Paediatric epidemiology: bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma and spirometry in non-respiratory conditionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40113Lung function today and tomorrow IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40114Lung function today and tomorrow IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40115Exercise tests and emerging outcomes: defining the impact of pulmonary rehabilitationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40116Exacerbations and severe chronic respiratory disease: oxygen, rehabilitation, admission to hospital and palliative careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40117Rehabilitation, outcome measures and effectsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40118Respiratory physiotherapy in the intensive care unit and on the ward: breathing exercises and respiratory musclesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40119Asthma: issues in rehabilitation and physical therapyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40120The eclectic world of respiratory nursingThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:15121Lancet / ERS symposium - New frontiers in COPDSymposium
13:00 - 14:15122The European Respiratory Review 2010 updates: whats hot in pulmonary medicine?Symposium
13:00 - 14:30123Optimising healthcare for COPD across EuropeSymposium
13:00 - 14:15124BMJ/ERJ Symposium – Peer reviewingSymposium
13:00 - 14:00126Mild COPD - What's all the fuss?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00127Management of severe asthmaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00132Rehabilitation as part of lung cancer management?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00133Lung ultrasound in critically ill patientsMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00134How to select OSA patients for upper airway interventionsMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00135Primary ciliary dyskinesia: current state-of-the-artMeet the Professor
13:15 - 14:30138Practical Workshop: Self-adapted solutions in complex sleep-disordered breathingPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30139Practical Workshop: Are we supplying sufficient ventilation during sleep?Practical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30140Practical Workshop: Advanced features of home mechanical ventilationPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30141Practical Workshop: Monitoring patients using ventilationPractical Workshop
14:45 - 16:45145Interventional Pneumology Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
14:45 - 16:45146New promising ways to treat cystic fibrosisSymposium
14:45 - 16:45147Acute breathlessness: the state of the scienceSymposium
14:45 - 16:45148TBNET: tuberculosis research in EuropeSymposium
14:45 - 16:45149Knowing COPD by heart: a relationship beyond comorbiditySymposium
14:45 - 16:45150Accelerated lung ageing in COPDSymposium
14:45 - 16:45151Mechanisms of allergic inflammation of the airwaysOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45152Dilemmas and progress in understanding childhood asthmaOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45153Flexible bronchoscopy in the diagnosis of paediatric lung diseasesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45154Physiology and cardiometabolic comorbidities in obstructive sleep apnoeaOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45155Advances in long-term noninvasive positive pressure ventilationOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45156Functional lung and pulmonary arterial imagingOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45157Epithelial cells: role in health and diseaseOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45158Exercise training: new populations, new techniquesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45159Biomarkers and outcomes of community-acquired pneumoniaPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45160Progress in pathology of lung cancerPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45161Paediatric epidemiology: predicting outcomes of wheeze, antenatal growth, early life exposures and outcome of premature birthPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45162Clinical characteristics of patients with pulmonary hypertensionPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45163Exercise assessment in different diseasesPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45164Smoking-related disorders and smoking preventionPoster Discussion
17:15 - 18:45185The 2011 PAH debate: what is the biggest challenge we face to optimise patient outcome?Evening Symposium