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.



Monday, 03.09.2012

07:00 - 08:15189MS3 Update in idiopatic pulmonary fibrosisMorning Seminar
07:00 - 08:15190MS1 Interpretation of sleep studies: problem areasMorning Seminar
07:00 - 08:15191MS2 Chronic pulmonary aspergillosisMorning Seminar
08:30 - 10:30196Paediatric Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
08:30 - 10:30197Treatment of tobacco dependence as a treatment of lung diseasesSymposium
08:30 - 10:30198Fighting MDR- and XDR-TB in Europe: from programme results to research implementationSymposium
08:30 - 10:30199Lung transplantation in 2012: where are we?Symposium
08:30 - 10:30200Contributing factors to pulmonary hypertensionSymposium
08:30 - 10:30201The bacterial microbiota: implications for health and disease - joint session with the World Allergy OrganisationHot topics
08:30 - 10:30202Early detection of lung cancerOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30203GOLD guidelines 2011: new assessment of COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30204Modern clinical physiology: imaging structure and evaluating functionOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30205Snoring and scoring: subjective and objective measures of sleep-disordered breathingOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30206The best abstracts in pulmonary rehabilitationOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30207COPD: risk factors, biomarkers and diagnosisOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30208Novelties in clinical management of thoracic diseases: from diaphragm to pleuraOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30209Pulmonary circulation and functional lung imagingPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30210Current trends in home mechanical ventilationPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30211Epidemiology: risk factors and prognosis in respiratory infectionsPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30212Recent progress in mechanisms and diagnostics of COPD and asthmaPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30213Diffuse parenchymal lung disease pathogenesis, biomarkers, therapy and new entitiesPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30214Trials in asthma: asthma exacerbations and severe asthmaPoster Discussion
10:00 - 12:00218EW3 Educational skills workshop on thoracic ultrasoundEducational Workshop
10:45 - 12:45220The global burden of diseaseHot topics
10:45 - 12:45221Antenatal origins of chronic respiratory disease: putting the fetal origins hypothesis to the testSymposium
10:45 - 12:45222Advances in chronic respiratory failure in COPD: now out of its infancySymposium
10:45 - 12:45223Endo meets obstruction: the new endoscopic treatment options for obstructive lung diseasesSymposium
10:45 - 12:45224Supportive and palliative care in the management of the patient with a thoracic malignancySymposium
10:45 - 12:45225Functional pulmonary imaging for COPD phenotypingSymposium
10:45 - 12:45226Acute lung injury: challenging old paradigmsSymposium
10:45 - 12:45227Monitoring of airway diseases: far from the airwaysOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45228Cystic fibrosis (adults and children): new therapies and detection of early lung diseaseOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45229Professional development and advanced practice roles in respiratory nursingOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45230Novel approaches to lung transplantationOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45231Asthma and the genes: from GWAS to next generation transcriptome analysesOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45232New developments in the immunological diagnosis of tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infectionOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45233Sleep disorders in internal medicinePoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45234The best posters in pulmonary rehabilitation and chronic carePoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45235Fungal, viral and other infectionsPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45236Predicting and observing paediatric allergic diseasePoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45237Phenotypes and mechanisms of treatment of asthmaPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45238Tobacco use and cessationPoster Discussion
12:50 - 14:40239Infections and sepsis in the ICUThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40240Multidisciplinary critical careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40241Noninvasive ventilation for weaning and acute exacerbation management of airway obstructionThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40242Application of noninvasive ventilation in non-obstructive patientsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40243Advanced experience with long-term noninvasive ventilation and late-breaking abstractsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40244Asthma treatment: efficacy and safetyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40245COPD treatments: efficacy and safetyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40246Animal models of asthma and COPD and late-breaking abstracts on RCT in asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40247The best of pharmacology treatments of airway diseases: new devices and drugsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40248Treatment of asthma, bronchiectasis and cough: inhaler useThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40249Translational respiratory medicine in asthma and COPDThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40250Exhaled biomarkers in airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40251Cell biology, blood and sputum biomarkers in airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40252Lung function tests in monitoring airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40253Inflammation in airway diseases: diagnosis and managementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40254Quality of life and clinical parametres in monitoring airway diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40255Asthma and COPD: understanding through mechanismsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40256Mechanisms and modulation of allergic inflammation in the lungThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40257Clinical aspects and treatment of asthma and allergic respiratory diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40258Asthma: mechanisms of airway inflammationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40259Aspects of clinical asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40260Surgery for infections and congenital diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40261Chest wall, thoracic trauma and complications in thoracic surgeryThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40262Optimising outcomes after lung transplantationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40263Management of severe respiratory infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40264Respiratory infections: prognosis and outcomeThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40265Scores, biomarkers and risk factors in respiratory infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40266Prognostic indices in respiratory infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40267Viral infections and rare respiratory infectionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40268Management of pneumonia due to hospital pathogensThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40269Tuberculosis: clinical findings IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40270Tuberculosis: clinical findings IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40271Tuberculosis: clinical findings IIIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40272Tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections: diagnostic toolsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40273Tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections: epidemiology IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40274Tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections: epidemiology IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40275Tuberculosis: invasive diagnostic and therapeutic interventionsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40276Non-tuberculous and tuberculous mycobacterial infections: from epidemiology to clinical findingsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40277New insights in pneumology - ERS inter-Assemblies late-breaking abstractsThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:30280ERS/NEJM Lunchtime session "Advances in asthma and COPD"Symposium
13:00 - 14:30282Joint session with WHO and ECDC "Towards elimination of tuberculosis"Symposium
13:00 - 14:00288MP6 ICU-acquired pneumoniaMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00289MP7 Adaptive immunity in COPDMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00290MP8 Candidate selection for lung transplantationMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00291MP9 Standards in pleural fluid analysis and thoracoscopyMeet the Professor
13:15 - 14:30293Managing the individual challenges of sleep-disordered breathingPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30294Pulse wave analysis during sleep- a new diagnostic conceptPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30295Patient selection for Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Therapy with Intra Bronchial Valves: An interactive training coursePractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30296Mechanical Ventilation@Home 2012 - still a challenge?Practical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30297Which mechanical ventilation for which pulmonary pathology?Practical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30298Medical ThoracoscopyPractical Workshop
14:45 - 16:45300Ethics Grand Round: an interactive sessionGrand round
14:45 - 16:45301When the whole body is affected: comorbodity and COPDSymposium
14:45 - 16:45302Maurizio Vignola Award for Innovation in Pneumology Ceremony (supported by Chiesi Foundation) followed by Clinical Year in Review ISession
14:45 - 16:45303Improving adherence to maintenance medication in asthma: new tools for the clinicianSymposium
14:45 - 16:45304Nanosafety: human health risk assessmentSymposium
14:45 - 16:45305Are neutrophils a suitable target in severe asthma?Symposium
14:45 - 16:45306New drug targets and pre-clinical models for respiratory diseasesOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45307Hot topics in respiratory infectionsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45308Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45309Pulmonary circulation: end-points and biomarkersOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45310Exercise and physical activity: towards evidence-based benefits in different populationsOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45311Paediatric respiratory epidemiology: something for everyone!Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45312Recent technical developments in long-term noninvasive ventilationOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45313Tuberculosis: epidemiological and public health featuresPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45314Trials in COPD: novel treatments and insightsPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45315Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of COPDPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45316Treatment of lung cancerPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45317Mediastinum and tracheobronchial treePoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45318New insights into respiratory infections in childrenPoster Discussion
15:00 - 17:00319EW4 Educational skills workshop on thoracic ultrasoundEducational Workshop
17:15 - 19:15322Anticholinergics in asthma: do they impact exacerbations?Evening Symposium