Annual Congress Glasgow 2004

Saturday, 04.09.2004
Sunday, 05.09.2004
Monday, 06.09.2004
Tuesday, 07.09.2004
Wednesday, 08.09.2004

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2004; 24: Suppl. 48, abstract number.


Material from 2004:
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  • 555 Slide presentations
  • 20 Webcasts
  • 96 Handouts
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Paediatric respiratory epidemiology I

Thematic Poster Session
Chairs: J. Riedler (Salzburg, Austria), C. Kuehni (Bern, Switzerland)
Fever – risk factor for recurrent wheeze in early life?
T. N. Tan, D. L. C. Lim, Y. S. Chong, B. W. Lee, H. P. S. Van Bever (Singapore, Singapore)
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Understanding of the word ‘wheeze‘ by parents of schoolchildren completing a respiratory questionnaire
G. Michel, M. Silverman, A. M. Brooke, N. Pierse, C. E. Kuehni (Bern, Switzerland; Leicester, United Kingdom)
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Is asthma different in asthmatic siblings compared to asthmatics in general population?
F. Kirvasilis, E. Hatziagorou, C. Gratziou, K. Priftis, A. Papadopoulou, J. Tsanakas (Thessaloniki, Athens, Greece)
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Parent of origin of asthma related phenotypes in children from high-risk families
C. Vlassi, G. McNeill, P. Helms (Aberdeen, United Kingdom)
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Prospective study on the influence of perinatal factors on the occurrence of asthma and allergies (PIPO): introduction to a birth cohort and assessment of atopic status of the child
A. Vellinga, M. Hagendorens, J. Droste, M. Wieringa, K. Desager, J. Weyler (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Emergency pediatric departement visits for wheezing (range 0-2 years) and air pollution
F. Orazzo, K. Ito, C. Trapani, M. Funis, G. Forgeschi, M. A. Manfredi, A. Cecchi, A. Lupi (Naples, Florence, Italy; New York, United States Of America)
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The changing pattern of physician-diagnosed respiratory disease in children; a six-year cross-sectional study of Scottish general practice
C. R. Simpson, M. W. Taylor, P. J. Helms (Aberdeen, United Kingdom)
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The concordance between self-reported and doctor diagnosed asthma in pre-school children in Sweden
C. A. Hederos, M. Hasselgren, C. G. Bornehag (Karlstad, Sweden)
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Continuing increase in the prevalence of childhood asthma: follow-up over 25 years
M. B. Anthracopoulos, E. Liolios, A. Karatza, M. Triga, K. Triantou, P. Theodoropoulos, K. N. Priftis (Rion, Chalandritsa, Athens, Greece)
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Undiagnosed asthma in children: detrimental effects on school attendance
R. V. Gent, J. H. Snijders, C. K. van der Ent, E. E. M. V. Essen-Zandvliet (Veldhoven, Utrecht, Hilversum, The Netherlands)
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Treatment of pre-school wheeze in Leicestershire, UK: prevalence and predictors
E. S. Chauliac, M. Silverman, A. M. Brooke, M. P. F. Strippoli, C. E. Kuehni (Bern, Switzerland; Leicester, United Kingdom)
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Canf1 levels in house dust correlate with interleukin-10 responses in infancy
J. E. Gern, C. R. Reardon, Z. Li, J. Kohls, A. H. Liu, P. A. Eggleston, R. F. Lemanske (Madison, Denver, Baltimore, United States Of America)
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International variations in the prevalence of allergic rhinitis in children: phase II of the international study of asthma and allergies in childhood (ISAAC II)

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Breast milk fatty acid composition and allergic disease in 1- and 4-year-olds
A. H. Wijga, H. A. Smit, H. C. Boshuizen, M. Kerkhof, B. Brunekreef (Bilthoven, Groningen, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
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An increasing prevalence of allergy in Estonian schoolchildren is not restricted to exposure to a Western lifestyle only in infancy
T. Annus, M. A. Riikjärv, K. Rahu, B. Björkstén (Tartu, Tallinn, Estonia; Stockholm, Sweden)
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Prenatal nutrition and childhood atopy and IgE: birth cohort study
R. B. Newson, S. O. Shaheen, A. J. Henderson, D. P. Strachan, P. M. Emmett, P. C. Calder, the ALSPAC Study Team (London, Bristol, Southampton, United Kingdom)
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Social class, asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in Swedish conscripts - a national cohort study over three decades
L. Braback, A. Hjern, F. Rasmussen (Sundsvall, Stockholm, Sweden)
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Associations between food allergy and respiratory manifestations in a population-based sample of children
C. Pénard-Morand, D. Moreau, I. Annesi-Maesano, ISAAC-France (Villejuif, France)
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RSV infection in wheezy bronchitis in Estonian infants
M. Vasar, K. Julge, K. Puks, M. A. Riikjärv (Tartu, Tallinn, Estonia)
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Consequences of community acquired pneumonia requiring admission to hospital in childhood
K. M. Eastham, L. Parker, D. M. Hammal, D. A. Spencer (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
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