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.



PG5 Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

Postgraduate Course
Chairs: S. Andreas (Immenhausen, Germany), W. De Backer (Antwerp, Belgium)
Aims: To provide a basic overview of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

Topics covered will include: epidemiology and risk factors, pathophysiology of OSA, polysomnography and clinical assessment in children, and the consequences of OSA.

HERMES module links: SLEEP - 2 Respiratory conditions, 5 Diagnostic techniques, 8 Paediatric.
ADULT - B19 Sleep-related disorders.
PAEDIATRIC - Sleep medicine.
Epidemiology and risk factors for OSA
D. Rodenstein (Brussels, Belgium)
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Pathophysiology of OSA
M. Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)
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Polysomnography and clinical assessment in children with OSA
S. Verhulst (Wilrijk, Belgium)
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Consequences of OSA
P. Levy (Grenoble, France)
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