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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Tuesday, 27.09.2011

07:00 - 08:15347Assessing efficiency of mechanical ventilation: secrets of successMorning Seminar
07:00 - 08:15348Interpreting high-resolution computed tomography scans: top tipsMorning Seminar
08:30 - 10:30351Clinical Year in Review ISession
08:30 - 10:30352New dimensions in respiratory clinics - Peter Macklem memorial symposiumHot topics
08:30 - 10:30353Chronic bronchial infection: more than a syndromeSymposium
08:30 - 10:30354The times they are a-changing: how noninvasive ventilation changed our practiceSymposium
08:30 - 10:30355Adenosine and purigenic signalling in inflammatory lung diseaseSymposium
08:30 - 10:30356Slow-growing lung cancerSymposium
08:30 - 10:30357Pulmonary infections and sepsisOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30358E-learningOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30359Important new developments in paediatric respiratory physiologyOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30360New insights in the incidence, variation and risk factors of asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30361Growth factors and fibrogenesis: are they good, bad or both?Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30362Obstructive sleep apnoea in children and adultsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30363Sleep and weight: heavy under pressureOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30364Physical activity monitors: from toy to valid tool?Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30365Asthma: basic science and clinical studiesPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30366Inflammation and genes in childhood asthmaPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30367Risk factors and treatment outcomes in multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosisPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30368Environmental exposure and disease mechanismsPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30369Experimental pulmonary hypertensionPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30370Biomarkers and exacerbations of asthma and COPDPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45372COPD Research Award Ceremony (supported by Boehringer Ingelheim) followed by Clinical Year in Review IISession
10:45 - 12:45373New imaging tools for diagnosis of alterations in lung structure and function in COPDSymposium
10:45 - 12:45374Respiratory complications after chest trauma: current managementSymposium
10:45 - 12:45375Interventional bronchoscopy in childrenSymposium
10:45 - 12:45376Why is epigenetics important for lung disease?Symposium
10:45 - 12:45377Recent therapeutic advances with tyrosine-kinase inhibitors in nonsmall-cell lung cancerHot topics
10:45 - 12:45378Non-tuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary infectionsOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45379Early wheezing conditions in childhoodOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45380Late-Breaking Abstracts Session: New mechanisms in airway diseaseOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45381Highlights in lung function 2011Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45382New treatments for airway diseaseOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45383Pathobiology of experimental pulmonary hypertensionOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45384Outdoor air pollution studiesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45385Understanding disease and drug mechanismsOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45386Obstructive sleep apnoea as a comorbidityPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45387Challenges in chronic disease management: helping individuals with chronic lung disease remain stablePoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45388Insight into mechanisms of respiratory infectionsPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45389Phenotyping and monitoring of airway diseasesPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45390Treatment beyond inhalers: endoscopic lung volume reductionPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45391Molecular markers: diagnosis and management of malignant pleural effusionsPoster Discussion
12:50 - 14:40393COPD diagnosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40394COPD mechanismsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40395New insights in management of interstitial and vascular lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40396What do individuals know about their disease? Educational needs, the psychological impact of chronic respiratory disease and health-related quality of lifeThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40397Challenges in rehabilitation: some old dilemmas revisited with some solutions?Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40398Imaging in oncology and infectious diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40399The basic and the future: pure diagnostic or dedicated wavelengths playThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40400A little bit of everything: interventional pneumologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40401Different profiles of sarcoidosis and other granulomatous disordersThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40402Clinical perspectives in several interstitial diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40403Quality of diagnosis and assessment in primary careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40404Recent advances in noninvasive ventilation used for treating acute respiratory failureThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40405Lung development and neoplasiaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40406COPD: clinical studies and animal cell modelsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40407Immunology and cell biology of asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40408Phagocytes and dendritic cellsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40409Cell biology of lung diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40410Novel mechanisms in lung injuryThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40411Obstructive sleep apnoea: clinical aspects IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40412Prediction of pulmonary thromboembolismThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40413Asthma management and responseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40414Drug delivery and pharmacokinetics IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40415Airways disease comorbidities and general aspectsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40416Update on monitoring airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40417Bronchial hyperresponsiveness and exhaled and sputum biomarkersThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40418Treatment strategies, systemic manifestations and biomarkers in airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40419Diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory respiratory diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40420Experimental modulation of airway inflammationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40421Respiratory epidemiology: quality of life, therapy and socioeconomicsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40422Respiratory epidemiology: prevalence, incidence and remissionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40423Respiratory epidemiology: methods, definitions and phenotypesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40424Work-related respiratory diseases and specific exposuresThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40425Work, the environment and respiratory diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40426Anti-smoking interventions: prevention and treatmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40427Epidemiology of smoking and smoking cessation interventionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40428Coping and lifestyle in childhood asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40429Biological correlates and comorbidities of childhood asthma/allergyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40430Cystic fibrosis: clinical and laboratory studiesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40431Issues in paediatric and neonatal intensive careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40432General thoracic surgery IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40433Influenza A (H1N1): lessons after the epidemicThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40434Challenges in tuberculosis controlThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40435Novel strategies for the diagnosis of tuberculosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40436Treatment of tuberculosis and adverse drug reactionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40437Quality management for lung cancer patientsThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:15438Pulmonologists and intensivists: two hearts are better than one?Symposium
13:00 - 14:15439Pro/Con debate: Maintenance chemotherapy after induction chemotherapy for advanced nonsmall cell lung cancerSymposium
13:00 - 14:00441Pre-operative pulmonary assessmentMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00442All that wheezes is not asthmaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00443Adenosine receptors and asthmaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00444Long-term weaning: nursing challengesMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00445Cardiovascular disease in asthma and COPDMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00446Regulation of immune tolerance in the lungMeet the Professor
13:15 - 14:30448Practical Workshop: Bronchial Thermoplasty: addressing the unmet need in severe asthmaPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30449Practical Workshop: Flexible and Rigid Bronchoscopy in AdultsPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30450Practical Workshop: NIV for acute respiratory failure: are sophisticated ventilators really needed?Practical Workshop
14:45 - 16:45453Ceremony for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Award (supported by Actelion) followed by Pulmonary Hypertension in the Clinic Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
14:45 - 16:45454New ERS Guidelines: Management of Work-Related AsthmaSymposium
14:45 - 16:45455Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infectionsSymposium
14:45 - 16:45456Exercise strategies for chronic respiratory diseaseSymposium
14:45 - 16:45457Molecular biomarkers at the bedside of critically ill patientsSymposium
14:45 - 16:45458Mucus in airway diseases: bad or good partner?Hot topics
14:45 - 16:45459From chronic lung diseases in childhood to COPDSymposium
14:45 - 16:45460Late-Breaking Abstracts Session: New treatments and targets for airway diseaseOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45461Innovative diagnostic methods for lung cancerOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45462Appropriate use of antibiotics in respiratory infections in Europe (the GRACE project)Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45463Biomarkers in sarcoidosisOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45464Access to the periphery: solitary periphery noduleOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45465Pro/Con Debate ""Allergen avoidance in asthma: useful after all or a waste of time and effort?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45466COPD mechanismsPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45467Cystic fibrosis: new basic, clinical and bacteriological knowledgePoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45468Rare lung diseases in childrenPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45469Lung cell injury and repairPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45470Morphological and functional imaging in obstructive airway diseasePoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45471Disease management in specific primary care populationsPoster Discussion