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.



PG8 State-of-the-art management of sarcoidosis

Postgraduate Course
Chairs: V. Poletti (Forli, Italy), C. Robalo Cordeiro (Coimbra, Portugal)
Aims: To provide a state-of-the-art review of the management of sarcoidosis, including imaging, diagnosis and therapy. To increase knowledge and skills on the use of EBUS and TBNA in the process of diagnosing sarcoidosis. To provide recent advances regarding cardiac involvement by sarcoidosis, a challenging and severe extrapulmonary involvement. To discuss evidence and experience in managing therapy, from oral corticostoids to biological-targeted therapy, with experts.

HERMES module links: ADULT - B.5 Pulmonary vascular diseases, B.7 Diffuse parenchymal (interstitial) lung diseases.
Diagnosing sarcoidosis: recent advances and international guidelines
U. Costabel (Essen, Germany)
Slide presentationPDF journal article, handout or slidesMultimedia files
Slide presentationPDF journal article, handout or slidesMultimedia files
The challenge of cardiac sarcoidosis for the chest physician
C. Chapelon-Abric (Paris, France)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Progress in imaging in pulmonary and extrapulmonary sarcoidosis
D. Lynch (Denver, United States of America)
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Slide presentationPDF journal article, handout or slidesMultimedia files
Medical therapy of sarcoidosis: who to treat and how?
R. P. Baughman (Cincinnati, United States of America)
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Slide presentationPDF journal article, handout or slidesMultimedia files