Annual Congress Vienna 2012

Saturday, 01.09.2012
Sunday, 02.09.2012
Monday, 03.09.2012
Tuesday, 04.09.2012
Wednesday, 05.09.2012

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2012; 40: Suppl. 56, abstract number.

Sunday, 02.09.2012

08:30 - 10:3041Award for Achievement in the field of NSCLC Ceremony (supported by AstraZeneca) followed by Grand Round "How to diagnose and manage NSCLC with the new drugs" - an interactive sessionGrand round
08:30 - 10:3042Pulmonary injury and repair from alveolus to vessel wallsSymposium
08:30 - 10:3043Pro-Con Debate "Severe community-acquired pneumonia: a lung disease?"Symposium
08:30 - 10:3044An Olympic challenge: winners and losers in exercise trainingSymposium
08:30 - 10:3045Asthma from childhood to adulthood: what factors predict the outcome?Symposium
08:30 - 10:3046Respiratory support in children and young adults with neuromuscular diseaseHot topics
08:30 - 10:3047New advances in ICU-acquired weaknessSymposium
08:30 - 10:3048Different ways to phenotype asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3049SarcoidosisOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3050Chest wall, diaphragm and pleuraOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3051Diagnostics in OSA: from polygraphy to genetics and cancerOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3052Exacerbations of asthma and COPD: assessment, impact and novel treatmentsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3053MDR- and XDR-TB: epidemiological and public health overviewOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:3054COPD is not a pulmonary disease alonePoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3055Asthma: risk factors and effect of anti-IgEPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3056Pathophysiological mechanisms in disease: new insightsPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3057Functional imaging in pulmonary oncology and COPD. Radiation dose in chest CT: survey and real lifePoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3058Ultrasound in pulmonary medicine: from inside and outsidePoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:3059Airway diseases: from invasive to noninvasive biomarkersPoster Discussion
10:00 - 12:0060EW1 Educational skills workshop on endoscopic lung volume reduction and endosonographyEducational Workshop
10:45 - 12:4562Cournand Lecture followed by Hot Topic "Early intervention in CF: why, when and how?"Cournand Lecture
10:45 - 12:4563Current challenges in multimodality lung cancer treatmentSymposium
10:45 - 12:4564Cochrane reviews in airway diseasesSymposium
10:45 - 12:4565Prevention and treatment of infective exacerbations of COPDSymposium
10:45 - 12:4566Searching for the secrets of senescence in the lungHot topics
10:45 - 12:4567Paediatric lung function todaySymposium
10:45 - 12:4568Late breaking results: Asthma from phenotyping to emerging new treatmentsOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4569Asthma and COPD at work: what are the effects of exposure and risk factors?Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4570Mechanisms of asthmaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4571Pulmonary circulation: clinical databases and registriesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4572Functional imaging of the lung parenchyma, tumours and circulationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4573Update on neutrophil and macrophage function in COPDOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4574How to use technology to provide better critical careOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:4575Clinical management of lung diseases: from bronchi to pleuraPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4576Tuberculosis and immunologic assaysPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4577CPAP: beneficial effects on different aspects of healthPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4578Asthma and COPD: quality of life and comorbiditiesPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4579Gene-environment treatment and asthmaPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:4580Physiotherapy and rehabilitative interventions applied to different populations with respiratory impairmentPoster Discussion
12:50 - 14:4081Asthma: assessment and treatmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4082COPD comorbidities IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4083COPD comorbidities IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4084Respiratory infections: a clinical point of viewThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4085Respiratory manifestations of systemic disease: a holistic approachThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4086The latest insights in chronic careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4087The latest insights in integrated careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4088Standard of care, incidential findings, image acquisitionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4089From the laser through the stent to the valve: the broad spectrum of interventional pneumologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4090Cystic lung diseases: lung granulomatosisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4091Diffuse parenchymal lung disease: clinical profiles and collagen vascular diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4092Diagnostic insights and decision making in primary careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4093Effectiveness of therapeutic interventions in primary careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4094New results in molecular pathology and functional genomics of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4095Inflammatory mechanisms in COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4096Cell biology and inflammatory gene expression in chronic lung diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4097The many roads to lung injuryThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4098Exercise capacity: from elite athletes to severe impairmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:4099New issues in pulmonary functionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40100Physiology, heart failure and respiration in relation to OSAThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40101Technology, screening and questionnaires in OSAThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40102Pulmonary circulation: clinical aspects of PAH and associated PHThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40103Pulmonary circulation: clinical PAH, registries and treatmentsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40104Pulmonary circulation: clinical diagnosis, treatment, end-points and animal modelsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40105COPD epidemiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40106Healthcare utilisation and treatment of asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40107Occupational asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40108Indoor and outdoor air pollutionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40109Tobacco dependence and respiratory diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40110Sleep monitoring, lung function and inflammation in childhoodThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40111Mechanisms and risk of childhood asthma and allergyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40112Cystic fibrosis (adults and children): risk factors and clinical problemsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40113Going with the flow: assessment and evaluation of airway function and its role in patient managementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40114Mechanics, muscles and movement: aspects of airway mechanics, repiratory muscle assessment and field exercise testsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40115Physiotherapy and rehabilitation strategies in respiratory diseases and beyondThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40116New insights in the physical assessment and therapy of respiratory patientsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40117Nursing led education and follow-up strategies: impact on readmission, self care and patient experiencesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40118New aspects of lung cancer biologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40119Instructive clinical aspects of thoracic oncologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40120Clinical issues in malignant pleural effusionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40121Improving education for the healthcare team and patientsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40122Looking at the cost effectiveness of asthma and COPD treatment by novel drugs and improved managementThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:30123ERS/Lancet Lunchtime session "Interstitial lung disease: novel insights into mechanisms and treatment"Symposium
13:00 - 14:30124Paracetamol and asthma: a causal link?Symposium
13:00 - 14:30125How to control the tobacco industry: how to get our children's lungs into our heartsSymposium
13:00 - 14:00130MP1 Bronchoscopic treatment of emphysemaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00131MP2 Functional respiratory imagingMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00132MP3 Long-term non-invasive respiratory support in infants and childrenMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00133MP4 Challenges in the management of patients with nursing home-acquired pneumoniaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00134MP5 Particulate air pollution and COPD as risk factors for cardiovascular diseaseMeet the Professor
13:15 - 14:30135NIV - Meeting the Experts: From state-of-the-art to new technologiesPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30136Target tidal volume ventilation for the treatment of hypoventilation during sleepPractical Workshop
14:45 - 16:45139Imaging Grand Round: an interactive sessionGrand round
14:45 - 16:45140Unimodal treatment for nonsmall cell lung cancer: dawn of a renaissance?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45141COPD and OSA: two prevalent diseases related to cardiovascular disease by common mechanism?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45142An ERS/ELF joint session "New tools to assess improvement in respiratory patients: capturing the patient's perspective"Symposium
14:45 - 16:45143Viral respiratory disease in preschool childrenSymposium
14:45 - 16:45144Autoimmunity in airways diseaseSymposium
14:45 - 16:45145Reclassification of idiopathic interstitial pneumoniasSymposium
14:45 - 16:45146Prognosis and outcome of respiratory infectionsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45147Asthma: from childhood environment to adult phenotypesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45148Tobacco cessation and tobacco cessation servicesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45149Solitary pulmonary nodules in the age of lung cancer screening: up and coming endoscopic optionsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45150Physiological monitoring during sleep and in neuromuscular disease in childrenOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45151New mechanisms in non-neoplastic and neoplastic lung diseasesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45152Microbiological advances in the diagnosis of tuberculosisPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45153Basic and translational studies in COPDPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45154Cystic fibrosis (adults and children): new basic and clinical physiology researchPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45155The best posters on quality of life and coping styles in COPDPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45156Lung transplantation: studies in candidates and recipientsPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45157Pulmonary circulation: clinical aspects of PAH, PTE and CTEPHPoster Discussion
15:00 - 17:00158EW2 Educational skills workshop on endoscopic lung volume reduction and endosonographyEducational Workshop
17:15 - 19:15178Personalized medicine: Treatment advances and the genetic medicine revolutionEvening Symposium