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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Tuesday, 07.10.2008

08:30 - 10:30310Air pollution year in reviewHot topics
08:30 - 10:30312Pulmonary hypertension in connective tissue diseasesSymposium
08:30 - 08:50311Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Research Award (supported by Actelion Pharmaceuticals)Session
08:30 - 10:30313Management of solitary pulmonary nodulesSymposium
08:30 - 10:30314Exacerbations of chronic respiratory disease – state of the artSymposium
08:30 - 10:30315Integrated multidisciplinary care of COPDSymposium
08:30 - 10:30316The obese: a pulmonary patientHot topics
08:30 - 10:30317Understanding the mechanisms and the impact of severe asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30318Ways into the mediastinumOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30319New diagnostic methods in viral and atypical infectionsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30320Novel targets in the molecular pathology of lung cancer and COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30321Respiratory physiology in health and diseaseOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30322New treatments for asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30323Respiratory muscle limitations to exercise toleranceOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30324Epidemiological and clinical aspects of tuberculosis controlE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30325Drug therapy and assessment of control in childhood asthmaE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30326Asthma and miscellaneous disordersE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30327Pathophysiology of respiratory diseasesE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30328Biomarkers and disease assessment in COPDE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45329Radiology Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
10:45 - 12:45330High-risk patients for major lung cancer surgerySymposium
10:45 - 12:45331Tracheostomy in critically ill patientsSymposium
10:45 - 12:45332Tissue plasticity: balancing between emphysema and fibrosisSymposium
10:45 - 12:45333New insights into tuberculosis controlSymposium
10:45 - 12:45334Mitochondria in muscle-related respiratory disordersHot topics
10:45 - 12:45335Tobacco control and teenagersOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45336Cystic fibrosis: novel aspects of airway function and inflammationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45337Sarcoidosis: pathophysiology and severityOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45338Medical treatment of pulmonary hypertensionOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45339New mechanisms in the pathogenesis of asthma and its response to treatmentOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45340Asthma and inhalation injuries at workOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45341COPD and comorbiditiesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45342Quality spirometry: the only spirometry!E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45343Metabolic syndrome and systemic inflammation in obstructive sleep apnoeaE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45344News from diagnostic bronchoscopyE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45345Early life risk factors for childhood asthma: evidence from birth cohort studies IIE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45346Physiological response to exercise performanceE-Communication Session
12:50 - 14:40347Organisation of care and management of COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40348Technologies and techniques in rehabilitationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40349Impact of rehabilitation programmes in COPD and non-COPD patientsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40350Functionality and metabolism in rehabilitation candidatesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40351Quality of life and mood disturbances in rehabilitationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40352Endoscopic needle techniquesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40353Hot and cold techniquesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40354Clinical aspects in the management of sarcoidosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40355Clinical aspects of interstitial lung diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40356Management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: what can we learn from the pathophysiology?Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40357Diagnosing, monitoring and treating respiratory diseases in primary careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40358Issues in the management of COPD in the communityThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40359Novel mechanisms and targets of molecular pulmonary pathologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40360Advances in functional genomics of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40361Basic science in asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40362Airway cell biology and immunologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40363Pathogenesis and treatment of asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40364Recent advances in the treatment and pathogenesis of asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40365Novel experimental approaches to understanding asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40366Novel experimental approaches to understanding asthma and COPD IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40367Advances in the treatment and pathogenesis of pulmonary diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40368Risk factors for asthma versus asthma controlThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40369Novel therapeutic approaches and immunological mechanisms in airway cell pathobiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40370Allergy and immunology of asthma and beyondThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40371Asthma: mechanisms and treatmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40372Asthma epidemiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40373COPD and miscellaneousThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40374Occupational asthma - agents and managementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40375COPD and other environment-related lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40376Occupational lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40377Health effects of passive smoking and of a smoking banThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40378Tobacco smoking by population subgroupsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40379Clinical applications of ventilatory function tests in paediatric pulmonologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40380Assessment of inflammation, hyperresponsiveness and response to exercise in asthmatic childrenThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40381Clinical aspects of asthma in school-aged childrenThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40382Wheezing in preschool childrenThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40383Exercise-induced asthma, acute severe asthma and allergic rhinitis in childrenThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40384Miscellaneous respiratory infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40385Neonatal intensive care: ventilation and beyondThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40386Paediatric respiratory epidemiology I: primary ciliary dyskinesia, sleep-disordered breathing, exercise-induced symptoms and rare diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40387Paediatric respiratory epidemiology II: air pollution studies and infectious disease epidemiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40388Investigation, inspiration, ventilation, dedication: the essence of physiological measurementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40389Respiratory mechanics, muscles and breathing; functional status measures and coping stylesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40390Pulmonary rehabilitation for non-COPD and severe COPD; field exercise testingThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:30391EASE trial: protocol design, initial screening and pre-procedure status from the international exhale airway stents for emphysema (EASE) trial of airway bypassHot topics
13:00 - 14:30392Lunchtime programme: How to write a scientific paperSymposium
13:00 - 14:30393ERS Task Force report: primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) in childrenHot topics
13:00 - 14:30394Lunchtime programme: A young scientist's roadmap to the ERS meetingSymposium
13:00 - 14:30395Lunchtime programme - Meet the occupation and epidemiology assembly awardeesSymposium
13:00 - 14:30397Practical workshop: Compliance to nasal continuous positive airway pressure: what makes the difference?Postgraduate Course
13:00 - 14:00398MP17 - ACCP: Is telemedicine in your future?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00399MP13 - Poor performance status patient in advanced lung cancer: to treat or not to treat?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00400MP14 - The approach to antibiotic treatment in community-acquired pneumoniaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00401MP15 - Pharmacology of coughMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00402MP16 - Failures and successes in lung transplantation: cases and controversiesMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00403MP18 - ACCP: Patient simulation: a valuable adjunct to training chest physiciansMeet the Professor
14:45 - 16:45404Paediatric Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
14:45 - 16:45405Biomarkers in COPD - application in clinical and epidemiological studiesSymposium
14:45 - 16:45406Physical activity and pulmonary rehabilitation - not two of a kindSymposium
14:45 - 16:45407Interventional pneumology – what went wrong and what was never publishedSymposium
14:45 - 16:45408Community-acquired pneumonia and COPD: what do we know?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45409Physiological year in reviewHot topics
14:45 - 16:45410Outcome and trends in obstructive lung disease (OLD) and cardiovascular relation to OLDOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45411New tools in tuberculosis diagnosisOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45412Recent advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of asthma and COPDOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45413The adaptive and innate immune system at workOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45414Risk assessment and treatment of complications in thoracic surgery patientsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45415Outcome of adaptive servo ventilation in sleep apnoeaOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45416New therapeutic strategies in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45417Invasive and noninvasive measurements of lung inflammationE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45418Acute lung injury and weaningE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45419Recent advances in the treatment and pathogenesis of pulmonary diseasesE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45420Imaging and measurement techniques in the evaluation of pulmonary embolism, COPD and pleural diseasesE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45421Therapy of thoracic tumoursE-Communication Session
17:15 - 19:15422Nocturnal environmental control with laminar airflow - a novel approach for treating perennial asthmaEvening Symposium
17:15 - 19:15426Improving pulmonary distribution of combination therapy: implications for asthma treatmentEvening Symposium
17:15 - 19:15427Improved diagnosis and clinical decision-making by integrating information from new biomarkersEvening Symposium