Annual Congress Berlin 2008

Saturday, 04.10.2008
Sunday, 05.10.2008
Monday, 06.10.2008
Tuesday, 07.10.2008
Wednesday, 08.10.2008

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2008; 32: Suppl. 52, abstract number.


Material from 2008:
  • 3952 Abstracts
  • 658 Slide presentations
  • 316 Webcasts
  • 96 Handouts
  • 1824 e-posters
  • 316 Multimedia files
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Sunday, 05.10.2008

08:30 - 10:3033Scientific year in review: airway remodellingHot topics
08:30 - 08:5032Maurizio Vignola Award on Innovation in Pneumology (supported by the Chiesi Foundation)Session
08:30 - 10:3034COPD – the holistic perspectiveSymposium
08:30 - 10:3035The use of field exercise tests in clinical servicesSymposium
08:30 - 10:3036Night time is not the right time – nocturnal aspects of asthmaSymposium
08:30 - 10:3037Management of cystic fibrosis in 2008Symposium
08:30 - 10:3038New age lung carcinogenesis: clinical impactHot topics
08:30 - 10:3039New methods to diagnose tuberculosis infection and diseaseOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3040Pathophysiology of acute lung injuryOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3041The role of flexible bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage in lower airway diseaseOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3042Environmental risk factors for respiratory symptoms and COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3043New insights into the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosisOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3044Respiratory muscle pathophysiologyOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3045New imaging techniques in chest imagingOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3046Wider aspects of managing respiratory disease in primary careE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:3047Miscellaneous aspects of interstitial lung diseaseE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:3048Microbiology and treatment of bronchiectasis and exacerbations of COPDE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:3049Pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertensionE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:3050Actual challenges in thoracic surgeryE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:4551Occupational Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
10:45 - 12:4552Asthma: from clinical pattern to genetic backgroundSymposium
10:45 - 12:4553Models of pulmonary rehabilitation in non-COPD patientsSymposium
10:45 - 12:4554New imaging modalities in the staging of lung cancerSymposium
10:45 - 12:4555Acute lung injury. Do we know what it is? A look at different modelsSymposium
10:45 - 12:4556Infection year in reviewHot topics
10:45 - 12:4557New challenges and maintained quality: lung function for the futureOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4558Deadly networks: disease-causing protein and DNA modificationsHot topics
10:45 - 12:4559Cell biology of asthma and COPDOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4560Progress and a new era for noninvasive mechanical ventilationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4561Social determinants and psychological issues in primary care respiratory diseasesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4562Innovative treatments in sleep disordered breathingOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4563COPDOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4564Novel trends in functional genomics and molecular pathology of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung diseasesE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:4565Exercise intolerance: mechanism, intervention and assessmentE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:4566Towards smoking cessationE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:4567COPD: from bench to bedsideE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:4568Respiratory disorders in paediatric intensive care unitE-Communication Session
12:50 - 14:4079Markers and triggers of asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4080Comorbid cardiovascular condition and therapy of asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4081Pathophysiology of COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4082Prognosis in COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4083COPD in the elderly - quality of life and scores in COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4084Rare clinical casesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4085Sarcoidosis and other interstitial lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4086Infectious lung diseases including tuberculosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4087Lung cancer and other malignant diseases involving the lungsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4088Lung function, airways and coughThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4089Imaging of different lung diseases: clinical and experimental observationsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4090Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in pleural diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4091Regulatory mechanisms of cell activation, renewal and recruitmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4092Structural remodelling in COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4093Animal models of pulmonary fibrosis: mechanisms and therapiesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4094Pulmonary mechanics and gas exchangeThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4095Exercise: system responsesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4096Clinical aspects of continuous positive airway pressure therapyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4097Weight control and comorbidity in obstructive sleep apnoeaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4098Assessment of sleep apnoeaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4099Cardiovascular complications in obstructive sleep apnoeaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40100Metabolic and sex-related aspects of obstructive sleep apnoeaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40101Socioepidemiological studies in obstructive sleep apnoeaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40102Control of breathing and respiratory disorders during sleepThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40103Respiratory muscles in diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40104Lung function in respiratory diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40105Assessment of the respiratory systemThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40106Respiratory structure and functionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40107Pulmonary vascular biologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40108Pulmonary hypertension IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40109Pulmonary hypertension IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40110Pulmonary venous thromboembolic diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40111Pulmonary vascular disease and other pulmonary conditions: miscellaneousThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40112Cough and airway hyperresponsivenessThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40113Inflammatory biomarkersThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40114Clinical utility of exhaled nitric oxide measurementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40115Asthma: growing understanding of influential factorsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40116COPD - clinical and epidemiological aspectsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40117Epidemiology of asthma and allergyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40118The air we breathe indoors and outdoorsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40119The biology of smoking and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40120Cystic fibrosis: factors affecting lung healthThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40121Cystic fibrosis: a disease with many aspectsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40122The use of fibreoptic bronchoscopy in children with diffuse or localised lung diseaseThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:00123Clinical trial - Understanding the potential long-term impacts on function with Tiotropium: the UPLIFT trialSymposium
13:00 - 14:30124Lunchtime programme: Paediatric respiratory research awardSymposium
13:00 - 14:30125Lunchtime programme: ERS fellows' lunchSymposium
13:00 - 14:00126MP1 - Physiotherapy in the critical care areasMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00127MP2 - Rehabilitation and exercise in patients other than COPDMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00128MP3 - Oxidative stress in lung diseasesMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00129MP4 - The right decision, in an interactive session: making your next career moveMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00130MP5 - Sensory nerves and airway irritabilityMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00131MP6 - Role of allied respiratory professionals in clinical researchMeet the Professor
15:10 - 16:40139Should we change our attention to respiratory diseases because of climate change?Hot topics
14:15 - 15:10138Sadoul LectureSadoul Lecture
14:45 - 16:45140Non-CPAP therapies in sleep apnoea: crossing the borders?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45141Lung imaging in critically ill patientsSymposium
14:45 - 16:45142The use of inhaled mannitol for assessing airway diseaseSymposium
14:45 - 16:45143Is microbiological diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia possible and useful?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45144Guideline development workshop summary: ATS/ERS integrating and coordinating efforts in COPDSymposium
14:45 - 16:45145Vascular and interstitial remodelling in chronic lung disease: therapeutic interventions on the horizonOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45146Assessing profiles of rehabilitation candidatesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45147Biology in thoracic tumoursOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45148Nursing interventions in the management of COPD and dyspnoeaOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45149Multidrug-resistant and the emerging threat of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosisOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45150Strategies of patient management in different settingsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45151Severe asthma: a heterogeneous clinical entityOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45152Air pollution effects on lung and heartE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45153Management, quality aspects and prognosis in thoracic oncologyE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45154Pulmonary arterial hypertension and other pulmonary vascular diseasesE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45155Paediatric airway diseases - pathophysiology and monitoringE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45156Trends in interventional pulmonologyE-Communication Session
17:15 - 19:15170EXACTLE: EXAcerbations and CT scans as Lung Endpoints in Alpha-1-Antitrypsin DeficiencyEvening Symposium
17:15 - 19:15171Mastering pulmonary arterial hypertension: defined by evidence - enhanced by experienceEvening Symposium