Annual Congress Vienna 2009

Saturday, 12.09.2009
Sunday, 13.09.2009
Monday, 14.09.2009
Tuesday, 15.09.2009
Wednesday, 16.09.2009

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2009; 34: Suppl. 53, abstract number.


Material from 2009:
  • 4047 Abstracts
  • 652 Slide presentations
  • 300 Webcasts
  • 93 Handouts
  • 2150 e-posters
  • 300 Multimedia files
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Monday, 14.09.2009

08:30 - 10:30150Respiratory Infections Grand Round – an interactive sessionGrand round
08:30 - 10:30151Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: clearing the Milky WaySymposium
08:30 - 10:30152What is the best screening method for obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome?Symposium
08:30 - 10:30153Fitness for radical therapy in lung cancer patientsSymposium
08:30 - 10:30154"Getting dark, too dark to see": end-of-life care in patients with chronic respiratory diseasesSymposium
08:30 - 10:30155Pathobiology of pulmonary hypertensionOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30156Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma in childrenSymposium
08:30 - 10:30157Pathology and immunology of COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30158Infections, immunity and inflammationOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30159Exciting studies with old and new lung function testsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30160Cystic fibrosis: disease progression and novel therapiesOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30161Treatment of COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30162Passive smokingOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30163Clinical advances in childhood asthmaE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30164Preoperative functional assessment and surgery for malignant diseasesE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30165From bench to bedside: diagnosis of tuberculosisE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30166New treatment and outcome measures for pulmonary rehabilitationE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30167Respiratory mechanics, tissue and cell dysfunction in pulmonary diseaseE-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30168Indoor and outdoor air pollutionE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45169Occupational Grand Round: "Idiosyncratic interstitial lung diseases which are caused by work" - an interactive sessionGrand round
10:45 - 12:45170The influenza A (H1N1) pandemicHot topics
10:45 - 12:45171Pressure for plasticity: the pulmonary interstitium in the diseased lungSymposium
10:45 - 12:45172Central sleep apnoea: new challenges, new opportunitiesSymposium
10:45 - 12:45173COPD, chronic respiratory failure and rehabilitationSymposium
10:45 - 12:45174Impact of biomarkers in the management of community-acquired pneumoniaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45175Early life origins of asthma and atopy: is epigenetics the key?Hot topics
10:45 - 12:45176New insights in biology and treatment of pleural tumoursOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45177New drugs for airways diseaseOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45178Acute lung injury: biological mechanismsOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45179Diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy in childrenOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45180Treatment beyond inhalersOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45181COPD case-finding and management in primary careOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45182Quality control in lung function and new developmentsE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45183Severe asthma and its treatmentE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45184Pulmonary circulationE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45185Epidemiology of asthmaE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45186Diagnosis of pleural effusions and rare tumours experienceE-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45187Pulmonary embolism and cardiovascular diseasesE-Communication Session
13:00 - 14:00188Meet the Risk Communication Experts: "Fundamentals of risk communication: How to talk to patients and the public about pandemic H1N1"Symposium
12:50 - 14:40189Aspects of clinical asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40190Aspects of uncontrolled asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40191Drug effects in COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40192New bronchodilatorsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40193New aspects of inhalation therapyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40194Models of chronic airways disease and therapyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40195Treatment of airways diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40196Animal models of airways inflammationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40197Inflammation and airwaysThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40198Inflammatory cells and cytokinesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40199Clinical aspects of inflammatory airways diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40200Pleural problems, congenital lesions and novel technical devicesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40201Lung infections; diagnostic and therapeutic problemsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40202Operative technique, postoperative complications; rare pathologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40203Human and experimental lung transplantation: novel findingsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40204Accuracy in lung function testingThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40205Respiratory physiotherapy assessmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40206Treatment modalities in chest physiotherapyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40207Physiotherapy aspects in cystic fibrosis and functional assessmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40208Nursing challenges at home and in hospitalThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40209Exacerbations of COPD and bronchiectasis: aetiology and treatmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40210Assessment of severity in respiratory infections: severity scales and biomarkersThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40211Ventilator-associated pneumonia, severe community-acquired pneumonia and healthcare associated pneumoniaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40212Aetiology and diagnosis of lower respiratory tract infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40213Treatment and prevention of lower respiratory tract infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40214Complications of respiratory infections: impact of comorbidities and infections caused by AspergillusThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40215Extrapulmonary tuberculosis and non-tuberculous-mycobacteria (NTM) infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40216Tuberculosis at different age groupsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40217Socio-economic impact of tuberculosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40218Diagnostic advances in tuberculosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40219Tuberculosis: metabolism and comorbiditiesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40220Clinical immunology of tuberculosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40221Clinical tuberculosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40222Tuberculosis controlThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40223Management of thoracic malignanciesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40224Treatment of lung cancerThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40225Biological and clinical markers in lung cancerThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40226Clinical aspects and epidemiology in lung cancerThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40227Various diagnostic aspects in lung cancer and rare lung tumoursThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:30228LANCET/ERS symposium: “Evolving dimensions of COPD”Symposium
13:00 - 14:30229Medicine in ViennaSymposium
13:00 - 14:00230EU Research Programmes. IMI: 1. U-BIOPRED asthma 2. PROactive COPDSymposium
13:00 - 14:30231Lunchtime Programme "ERS Fellows' lunch"Symposium
13:00 - 14:00238MP7 - Targeting airway inflammation in asthma: current and future therapiesMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00239MP8 - Noninvasive assessment in the evaluation of occupational lung diseasesMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00240MP9 - Interpreting paediatric sleep studiesMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00241MP10 - Multidisciplinary mesothelioma treatment: practical aspects including palliative careMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00242MP11 - Healthcare-associated pneumonia: a new challengeMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00243MP12 - Pulmonary function measurements with minimal resources: is it feasibleMeet the Professor
15:05 - 16:45244Clinical Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
14:45 - 15:05245COPD Award (supported by Boehringer Ingelheim)Session
15:05 - 16:45246Paediatric year in reviewHot topics
14:45 - 15:05247Lifetime Achievement Award (supported by Merck & Co., Inc.)Session
14:45 - 16:45248Evidence-based tobacco control in EuropeSymposium
14:45 - 16:45249Antibiotics and the lungSymposium
14:45 - 16:45250The lung cancer-COPD nexusSymposium
14:45 - 16:45251Acute and chronic venous thromboembolic diseaseOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45252Home ventilation services: the patient on home ventilationSymposium
14:45 - 16:45253Noninvasive monitoring of airway inflammation: beyond exhaled nitric oxideSymposium
14:45 - 16:45254Hot topics in molecular pathology and functional genomics of COPDOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45255Severe sepsis and multiple organ failureOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45256Risk factors for asthma and pneumoniaOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45257Asthma genetics: from genome wide to single nucleotide polymorphismsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45258Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: concepts and mechanismsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45259Systemic consequences of sleep-disordered breathingE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45260Cell biology of lung diseaseE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45261Assessment of functional statusE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45262Imaging of COPD, asthma and emphysema in evolutionE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45263Trends in bronchoscopyE-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45264Translational research/biomarkersE-Communication Session