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

Obesity: pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and multidisciplinary treatment

Chairs: J. Verbraecken (Edegem (Antwerp), Belgium), W. Randerath (Solingen, Germany)
Aims: to enhance understanding of the impact of obesity on whole-body systems and functions; to enhance understanding of the pathophysiology of ventilatory failure in obesity and to describe various therapeutic approaches in obesity including ventilation and non-positive airway pressure therapies.
Systemic inflammation and endocrinologic/metabolic implications of obesity
A. Borel (Grenoble, France)
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Exercise testing in obesity and sleep apnoea
J. Neder (Kingston (ON), Canada)
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Normocapnia in obstructive sleep apnoea versus hypoventilation in obesity: respiratory drive makes the difference
A. Piper (Camperdown (NSW), Australia)
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Positive airway pressure, non-invasive ventilation, exercise and surgery: which treatment for which phenotype?
N. Hart (London, United Kingdom)
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