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.

Tuesday, 04.09.2012

07:00 - 08:15335MS6 Severe asthma: diagnosis and treatmentMorning Seminar
07:00 - 08:15336MS4 Interpreting high-resolution computed tomography scans: top tipsMorning Seminar
07:00 - 08:15337MS5 Making sense of NIV in acute patientsMorning Seminar
08:30 - 10:30338Respiratory infectious diseases Grand Round: an interactive sessionGrand round
08:30 - 10:30339Paediatric Year in ReviewSession
08:30 - 10:30340Genetics and genomics in asthma and COPD: prediction and personalised medicineSymposium
08:30 - 10:30341ERS Award for Rare Pulmonary Disease Ceremony (supported by GlaxoSmithKline) followed by symposium "Update on orphan lung diseases"Symposium
08:30 - 10:30342Non-antibiotic effects of macrolides in lung diseaseSymposium
08:30 - 10:30343Sex-related differences in pulmonary diseaseSymposium
08:30 - 10:30344Biology and treatment of malignant pleural effusionsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30345New bronchodilators and other novel drugs for asthma and COPDOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30346The best abstracts in chronic careOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30347Stem cells and progenitors in injury and repairOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30348Act to change tobacco epidemicsOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30349Immunologic mechanisms in COPD and asthmaOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30350Pulmonary manifestations of systemic diseasesOral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30351Epidemiology and care research of lung cancerPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30352Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30353Pulmonary circulation: basic mechanisms, animal models and cell biologyPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30354Physiology, obesity and the downstream effects of OSAPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30355Predicting the future: the impact of reference values on a range of respiratory paramatersPoster Discussion
08:30 - 10:30356COPD monitoring in stable disease and during exacerbationPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45358Research Award on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Ceremony (supported by InterMune) followed by Clinical Grand Round - an interactive sessionGrand round
10:45 - 12:45359The promise of new drugs for treating asthma and COPDSymposium
10:45 - 12:45360Modelling respiratory infections: is it the future or the present?Symposium
10:45 - 12:45361COPD in non-smokers: an important neglected diseaseSymposium
10:45 - 12:45362The updated ATS/ERS statement on pulmonary rehabilitation - update from the ATS/ERS Task ForceHot topics
10:45 - 12:45363EBUS-TBNA: a never ending storyOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45364Treatment of lung cancerOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45365Pulmonary circulation: clinical treatmentOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45366Treating childhood asthmaOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45367Cardiovascular disease and sleep-disordered breathingOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45368New developments in paediatric respiratory physiologyOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45369Pre-operative evaluation in thoracic surgeryOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45370Lung, heart, muscles and brain: the pathway of oxygen during exercise in health and COPDOral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45371MDR- and XDR-TB: clinical and public health experiencesPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45372Paediatric bronchologyPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45373Medical access to the pleuraPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45374Cystic fibrosis (adults and children): new aspects of risk factors, treatments and diagnosisPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45375Environmental exposure and other risk factors for airway diseasesPoster Discussion
10:45 - 12:45376Cellular signalling mechanisms in the airwaysPoster Discussion
12:50 - 14:40377Asthma managementThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40378COPD: epidemiology and variaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40379COPD treatment and variaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40380New insights in the clinical management of lung diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40381The good clinical practice: useful case reportThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40382New adjuncts and modalities in pulmonary rehabilitationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40383The latest insights in pulmonary rehabilitationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40384CT findings: educational postersThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40385The broad spectrum of diagnostic bronchoscopyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40386The different ways to establish a diagnosis: needle and forcepThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40387Diffuse parenchymal lung disease IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40388Diffuse parenchymal lung disease IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40389Diffuse parenchymal lung disease IIIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40390Diffuse parenchymal lung disease IVThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40391Distinguishing phenotypes and dealing with comorbidities in primary careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40392Molecular biology of pro- and anti-inflammatory responses in the lungThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40393Cell culture and animal models of lung diseaseThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40394Fibrogenesis between epithelial injury and fibroblast proliferationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40395Lung injury and repair: reactive oxygen species and beyondThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40396Various issues in clinical physiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40397Metabolic and cardiovascular consequences of OSA IThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40398Clinical predictors of OSA, adherence to CPAP and psychologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40399Sleep apnoea: clinical topicsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40400Metabolic and cardiovascular consequences of OSA IIThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40401Pulmonary circulation: acute and chronic pulmonary embolismThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40402Pulmonary circulation: basic mechanisms, animal models and experimental treatmentsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40403Pulmonary circulation: clinical end-points and clinical physiologyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40404Epidemiology of asthmaThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40405Methodology in epidemiologic researchThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40406Epidemiology of various respiratory diseasesThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40407COPD beyond tobaccoThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40408Abestosis, silicosis and hypersensitivity pneumonitisThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40409Tobacco cessationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40410Tobacco and shisha exposure in children and adolescentsThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40411Tobacco comorbidityThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40412Assessing and treating childhood asthma and allergyThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40413Airway infections in children: from risk factors to treatmentThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40414Issues in neonatal and paediatric intensive careThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40415Assessment of physical activity, exercise, muscle function and clinical characteristics as outcomes in physiotherapy and rehabilitationThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40416Prognosis of lung cancerThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40417Screening, diagnosis, staging and treatment strategies for lung cancerThematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40418New biomarkers for lung cancerThematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:30419ERS COPD exacerbation guidelines: methodologies and overviewSymposium
13:00 - 14:30420Is it time to bring pre-school lung function testing to the clinic? Update from the ATS/ERS Task ForceSymposium
13:00 - 14:30421Pro/Con Debate "Cost-effectiveness of maintenance chemotherapy for NSCLC"Symposium
13:00 - 14:30422The European Respiratory Review: what's hot in pulmonary medicineSymposium
13:00 - 14:00424MP10 Genomics of lung cancerMeet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00425MP11 What have we learned from the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA2LEN) project?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00426MP12 Assessing physical activity: where are we going?Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00427MP13 Systematic approach to interpreting chest imagesMeet the Professor
13:15 - 14:30428Bronchial Thermoplasty: a life changing therapy for persistent asthma patientsPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30429Secretion Management in chronic respiratory insufficiency - state of the art and perspectivesPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30430ERS Product of outstanding interest awardPractical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30431Respiratory compromise: still a silent killer?Practical Workshop
13:15 - 14:30432Flexible and rigid bronchoscopy in adultsPractical Workshop
14:45 - 16:45434Update on Tallinn summit: health inequalities in EuropeSymposium
14:45 - 16:45435Ceremony for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Award (supported by Actelion) followed by Clinical Year in Review IISession
14:45 - 16:45436Good quality clinical recommendations for thoracic malignancy management in EuropeSymposium
14:45 - 16:45437Impact of traffic-related pollution on children's lungsSymposium
14:45 - 16:45438ERS Romain Pauwels Research Award Ceremony (supported by GlaxoSmithKline) followed by the Hot Topic "The nerves are back!"Hot topics
14:45 - 16:45439Pros and cons of MDR- and XDR-TB treatmentOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45440Acute exacerbation in COPDOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45441Exhaled biomarkers to assess airway inflammationOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45442Paediatrics and sleep apnoea/adults and upper airway stimulationOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45443Novel mechanisms of acute lung injuryOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45444Patient views on respiratory allergies: raise awareness, release the burden (organised jointly by ELF/EFA)Symposium
14:45 - 16:45445Life's a gas: aspects of respiratory gas exchangeOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45446Effectiveness of respiratory disease management in primary careOral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45447Respiratory diseases at at work: epidemiology, inflammation and challenge studiesPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45448Anti-infective treatment and resistance in respiratory infectionsPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45449Outcomes and assessment methods in physiotherapy and rehabilitationPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45450Progress in endoscopy for lung cancerPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45451Special problems in thoracic surgeryPoster Discussion
14:45 - 16:45452Limiting factors in exercisePoster Discussion