Annual Congress Vienna 2003

Saturday, 27.09.2003
Sunday, 28.09.2003
Monday, 29.09.2003
Tuesday, 30.09.2003
Wednesday, 01.10.2003

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2003; 22: Suppl. 45, abstract number.


Material from 2003:
  • 3196 Abstracts
  • 374 Slide presentations
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Sunday 28.09.2003

08:30 - 10:3023Chronic cough - causes, mechanisms and treatmentMajor Symposium
08:30 - 10:3024Implementation of evidence-based care in Allied Respiratory ProfessionalsSymposium
08:30 - 10:3025Difficult paediatric asthmaAssembly Symposium
08:30 - 10:3026Respiratory diseases in womenMajor Symposium
08:30 - 10:3027The diagnosis and prevention of ventilator-associated pneumoniaAssembly Symposium
08:30 - 10:3028New aspects of community acquired pneumoniaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3029Occupational asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3030Progress on therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3031Respiratory structure and mechanisms: current conceptsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3032Mechanisms of lung injury: from bench to bedsideOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3033Early lung cancer diagnosisOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3034Cell signalling and cytokines in asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3035Recognition, management and assessment of asthma including severe asthmaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4536Integrated care for acute exacerbations in COPDMajor Symposium
10:45 - 12:4537Radiology Grand Round, an interactive sessionMajor Symposium
10:45 - 12:4538Genetic and environmental factors influencing the health effects of air pollutantsHot topics
10:45 - 12:4539New kids on the block - epidemiology and treatment of new infections in cystic fibrosisMajor Symposium
10:45 - 12:4540T-cells in chronic obstructive airways diseaseAssembly Symposium
10:45 - 12:4541Epidemiology, therapy and outcome of infections in the ICUOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4542Burden of asthmaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4543Risk factors for asthmaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4544Developments and applications with exhaled breath condensate and exhaled airOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4545Pathophysiology of the pulmonary circulationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4546Clinical aspects of tuberculosisOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4547Sleep related breathing disorders and cardiovascular diseaseOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4548Worldwide variations of childhood asthmaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4549Smoking intervention in youngstersPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4550Lung cancer managementPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4551Advances in our understanding of corticosteroids in the treatment of asthmaPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4552Role of airway epithelial cells and secretions in acute and chronic inflammation of the airwaysPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4553Management and resistance features in tuberculosisPoster Discussion
13:00 - 14:0072"Lunch workshop ""How to evaluate a scientific paper"""Symposium
13:00 - 14:0073How to manage nosocomial pneumoniaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:0074COPD - what is the challenge for nurses?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:0075Modern endoscopic staging of lung cancerMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:0076Bronchial biopsies in clinical asthma research - problems and pitfallsMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:0077Phenotype-specific treatment of severe asthmaMeet the Professor
13:30 - 15:3078Interstitial lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3079Pulmonary disease in systemic disordersThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3080Pharmacological treatment strategies in COPDThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3081Outcome determinants in chronic respiratory careThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3082Diagnostic procedures in interventional pulmonologyThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3083Mesothelioma and malignant effusionsThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3084Lung cancer treatmentThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3085COPD in primary careThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3086Experimental and clinical studies on the pathogenesis and treatment of acute respiratory failureThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3087Lung structure and biologyThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3088Mechanisms of epithelial cell activation IThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3089Models and markers of COPDThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3090Markers, mediators and mechanisms of human lung injuryThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3091Exercise and gas exchangeThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3092Clinical aspects and consequences of sleep related breathing disordersThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3093Management of sleep related breathing disordersThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3094Lung mechanics: pure and appliedThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3095Non-steroidal drugs in the treatment of respiratory diseasesThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3096Fundamental research in developing new drugsThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3097Asthma and rhinitisThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3098Smoking and other hazards to the lungThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:3099Epidemiology of upper and lower airways diseasesThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30100Work-related COPD - Organic dustsThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30101Fibers and dustsThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30102Smoking cessation with focus on predictorsThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30103Paediatric respiratory physiology - methods and clinical applicationThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30104Evaluation of asthma therapy in childrenThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30105Atopy in children with asthmaThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30106Respiratory problems in neonatology and paediatric intensive careThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30107Pneumonia and lower respiratory infections in childrenThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30108Respiratory measurement: practicalities and clinical applicationsThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30109Clinical aspects of community-acquired pneumoniaThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30110Clinical features in tuberculosis - IThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30111Clinical features in tuberculosis - IIThematic Poster Session
13:30 - 15:30112Diagnosis of tuberculosis and laboratory aspects - IThematic Poster Session
14:45 - 16:45113Acute asthma in adults - across the primary/secondary care interfaceMajor Symposium
14:45 - 16:45114Energy expenditure in COPD, basic mechanisms and interventionsAssembly Symposium
14:45 - 16:45115Update on chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertensionAssembly Symposium
14:45 - 16:45116The vital role of neuroendocrine cells in lung development and neoplasiaMajor Symposium
14:45 - 16:45117Adult lower respiratory tract infections - ERS guidelinesAssembly Symposium
14:45 - 16:45118Lung cancer staging and combined modality treatmentOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45119Outcome of pulmonary rehabilitationOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45120Smoking cessationOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45121Diagnosis of tuberculosisOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45122Education for asthma patients and different aspects concerning COPDOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45123Physiology of NIV: understanding the effects and chosing the best settingsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45124Cough and sleep disordersOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45125Cystic fibrosis: new genes, new controversiesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45126Immunity and the respiratory tract in childrenPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45127Advances in pathobiology of parenchymal and airway disordersPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45128Sleep related breathing disorders and control of breathingPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45129Fibres, minerals, metalsPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45130Monitoring respiratory functions in the ICUPoster Discussion
17:00 - 19:00134New insights in airway inflammationEvening Symposium
17:00 - 19:00138COPD vs AAT deficiency - similarities and differencesEvening Symposium