ERS International Congress, Madrid 2019

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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2019; 54: Suppl. 63, abstract number.

Tuesday, 01.10.2019

07:00 - 08:15374CCC Airway diseasesChallenging clinical cases
07:00 - 08:15375CCC Interstitial lung diseasesChallenging clinical cases
07:00 - 08:15376CCC Paediatric respiratory diseasesChallenging clinical cases
08:00 - 10:20377SW19 Interpretation of cardiopulmonary exercise tests: tips and pitfalls in CPET assessmentSkills workshop
08:00 - 11:00378PDW9 Burning up while burning out: compassion fatigue awareness and burnout prevention for practitionersProfessional development workshop
08:30 - 10:30379Interventional pneumology: live out of the boxEndoscopy session
08:30 - 10:30380State of the art session: Interstitial lung diseasesSymposium
08:30 - 10:30381Multidrug resistance in nosocomial pneumonia: burden, magnitude and solutionHot topic
08:30 - 10:30382Guidelines for long-term management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in childrenGuidelines session
08:30 - 10:30383Metabolic alterations in lung ageing and diseaseSymposium
08:30 - 10:30384Infections, the microbiome and host defence peptides in the development and progression of asthmaHot topic
08:30 - 10:30385Rare lung diseasesSymposium
08:30 - 10:30386Respiratory infections?Lungs on fire
08:30 - 10:30387Blood eosinophils and more in airway diseasesOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30388Exercise physiopathology in various respiratory diseasesOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30389Best abstracts in pulmonary rehabilitation and chronic careOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30390Basic research of airway diseasesOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30391Cellular metabolism and immune senescence in lung pathologyOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30392Connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease and hypersensitivity pneumonitis: what’s new?Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30393Molecular and experimental paediatric lung diseaseOral Presentation
08:30 - 12:00394SW20 Clinical interpretation of spirometry resultsSkills workshop
08:30 - 10:30395Paediatric tuberculosisPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30396Pulmonary embolism: from diagnosis to prognosis and treatmentPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30397Biology of lung cancerPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30398Innovative approaches for management and treatment of rare diffuse parenchymal lung diseasesPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30399Hot topics in noninvasive ventilationPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30400Asthma treatment: novel insights from clinical studiesPoster Discussion
09:00 - 12:35402PDW10 Educational supervision at work: clinical performance assessmentProfessional development workshop
10:40 - 13:00405SW21 Interpretation of cardiopulmonary exercise tests: tips and pitfalls in CPET assessmentSkills workshop
10:45 - 12:45406Interventional pneumology: live out of the box round twoEndoscopy session
10:45 - 12:45407State of the art session: Paediatric respiratory diseasesSymposium
10:45 - 12:45408The future of respiratory diseases: what prevention can doSymposium
10:45 - 12:45409Recent clinical advances in inhalation therapySymposium
10:45 - 12:45410Lung vessels in COPD: it is time to take them seriously!Symposium
10:45 - 12:45411ALERT: Abstracts Leading to Evolution in Respiratory Medicine Trials: AsthmaClinical trials session
10:45 - 12:45412Lumping and splitting of fibrotic interstitial lung diseasesSymposium
10:45 - 12:45413Sleep and breathing disorders & Respiratory critical careLungs on fire
10:45 - 12:45414How do big data and classical epidemiology contribute to solving chronic respiratory ill health?Symposium
10:45 - 12:45415All aspects of general thoracic surgeryOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45416Brain Metastasis and Malignant pleural effusion: improving our understandingOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45417Precision meets immunology in treatment of airway diseasesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45418A fresh view on assessment of functional status in COPDOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45419Tuberculosis and non-TB mycobacterial infection IOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45420Current trends in noninvasive ventilation for chronic respiratory failureOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45421Pleural infection and complicated pneumoniaPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45422Cellular responses and cell therapy in lung injury and repairPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45423Advances in asthma pharmacologyPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45424Advances in clinical management of COPDPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45425Insights into physiological diagnostic servicesPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45426Lung function and respiratory muscle testingPoster Discussion
11:15 - 13:45427PDW11 Delivering bad news as a multidisciplinary teamProfessional development workshop
12:50 - 14:40431Pulmonary hypertension: new therapeutic pathways and modalitiesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40432Innovations in care for chronic respiratory conditionsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40433Novel interventions and models of pulmonary rehabilitationThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40434Innovations in primary care assessment and managementThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40435Recent developments in intensive care unit medicineThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40436New strategies to treat respiratory failureThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40437New molecular signatures in COPD, lung cancer and a1-antitrypsin deficiencyThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40438Novel insights from in vitro and in vivo models of lung diseaseThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40439Immunopathological mechanisms of lung diseaseThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40440Oxidative stress, hypoxia and microbial exposure in the pathogenesis of pulmonary diseaseThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40441Cardiopulmonary exercise testingThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40442Treatment of continuous positive airway pressure and monitoring of its effectsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40443Beyond continuous positive airway pressure treatmentThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40444Inhalers: adherence and preferenceThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40445Airway inflammation: pharmacological mechanisms and novel targetsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40446COPD treatment: clinical trials, cohorts and inhaler device studiesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40447Asthma: outcomes of clinical trials and cohortsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40448Research and innovation in airway diseasesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40449Airway disease-associated exacerbationsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40450Comorbidities in COPD and asthma: body composition and diabetesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40451Phenotypes and comorbidities of airway diseasesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40452Chronic cough, a1-antitrypsin deficiency and other conditionsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40453Modelling and monitoring of airway diseasesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40454COPD, asthma and rhinitis: from cellular mechanisms to patients’ clinical responsesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40455Epidemiology, genetics, air pollution and sleepThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40456More and more COPDThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40457Indoor and outdoor air quality considerationsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40458From the epidemiology of tobacco/electronic nicotine delivery system use to control and prevention of tobacco useThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40459From tobacco-related comorbidities to tobacco cessationThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40460Asthma biomarkers, diagnostics and risk factorsThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40461Treatments, adherence and psychosocial aspects of cystic fibrosisThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40462Prognosis in bacterial and viral pneumoniaThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40463Clinical challenges in respiratory infectionThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40464Complex respiratory infections in clinical practiceThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40465Tuberculosis: from basic science to patient careThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40466Tuberculosis: a public health approachThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40467Tuberculosis and non-TB mycobacterial infection IIThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40468Symptoms, risks, complications and palliative care in thoracic oncologyThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40469Thoracic oncology: Treatment, diagnostic options and biologyThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40470Biomarkers of idiopathic interstitial pneumoniaThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40471Interstitial lung disease registriesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40472Assessment and management of immune-mediated interstitial lung diseasesThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40473Pulmonary hypertension: clinicalThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40474Interventional pulmonology: endobronchial ultrasound-transbronchial needle aspirationThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40475Interventional pulmonology: diagnostic techniques and obstructive airway diseaseThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40476Imaging for prognostication and disease characterisation: 2019 updateThematic Poster
12:50 - 14:40477Use of thoracic ultrasound to diagnose lung diseasesThematic Poster
13:00 - 14:30478Advances in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthmaLunchtime session
13:00 - 14:30480Global burden of respiratory disease and tobacco: an updateLunchtime session
13:00 - 14:00481ME7 Bronchiolitis: is there still much to be discovered?Meet the expert
13:00 - 14:00482ME8 Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: choosing a regimen, ensuring that the dose is correct, managing adverse events and dealing with contactsMeet the expert
13:00 - 14:00483ME9 Genetic testing and counselling of patients with rare interstitial lung diseasesMeet the expert
13:30 - 17:00489SW22 Clinical interpretation of spirometry resultsSkills workshop
14:00 - 16:00490PDW12 Ethical issues in clinical respiratory research: where to draw the line?Professional development workshop
14:30 - 16:50492SW23 Interpretation of cardiopulmonary exercise tests: tips and pitfalls in CPET assessmentSkills workshop
14:45 - 16:45493State of the art session: Thoracic oncologySymposium
14:45 - 16:45494Clinical Year in reviewYear in review
14:45 - 16:45495New clinical practice guidelines for chronic coughGuidelines session
14:45 - 16:45496Occupational and epidemiology Grand RoundGrand round
14:45 - 16:45497Pathophysiology and clinical insights into severe non-allergic asthmaSymposium
14:45 - 16:45498New perspectives in thoracic surgical oncologySymposium
14:45 - 16:45499High-tech in interstitial lung diseases: just hype and gadgets?Hot topic
14:45 - 16:45500Is your patient dying from air pollution?Hot topic
14:45 - 16:45501Current trends in noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failureOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45502Insights into the pathophysiology of sleep-disordered breathingOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45503Infections, wheezing and asthma in childrenOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45504Advances in bronchiectasis and non-TB mycobacterial infectionsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45505Novel targets and mechanisms in asthmaOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45506Effective communication of scientific findingsSymposium
14:45 - 16:45507Early origins of respiratory diseases and later life consequencesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45508New developments in sleep-disordered breathing, gas exchange and lung function in childrenPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45509Novel findings in paediatric respiratory infectionsPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45510Multimorbidity in airway diseases and appropriate inhaled corticosteroid use in COPDPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45511Clinical implications of asthma managementPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45512Pulmonary hypertension: novelties from the benchPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45513Asthma and the worldPoster Discussion
17:15 - 19:15518Putting COPD patient needs first: Time for optimizing treatment and device selectionEvening Symposium