Conferences

3rd Sleep and Breathing Conference, Barcelona 2015

Organised by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), the Sleep and Breathing conference is the largest pan-European meeting of its type and the only meeting offering an integrated approach to the investigation and treatment of sleep disorders.

Educational aims

In Barcelona 2015, the focus remains predominantly on sleep breathing disorders and the programme covers as well other sleep-related areas of paediatrics, obesity, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, psychology, psychiatry and neurology.

Basic sleep research
P-H. Luppi (Lyon, France)
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Neurological sleep research
C. Bassetti (Bern, Switzerland)
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Psychiatric and psychological sleep research
T. Pollmaecher (Ingolstadt, Germany)
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Cardio-respiratory sleep research
W. McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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Morbidity and mortality in sleep apnoea across the ages
J. Montserrat (Barcelona, Spain)
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Medical utilisation and cost outcomes of sleep apnoea
W. De Backer (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Sleepwalking and its differential diagnosis
L. Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Restless legs syndrome
D. Garcia-Borreguero (Madrid, Spain)
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Position training and OSA and Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) in OSA
N. De Vries (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Training in respiratory sleep medicine: ERS Hermes and beyond
A. Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
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Becoming a somnologist: the ESRS route
T. Penzel (Berlin, Germany)
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A sleep on the job: training to become a somnologist
B.G. Cooper (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
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Adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV)
W. Randerath (Solingen, Germany)
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Who is at high risk of OSA, who should we screen, and why?
J.A. Hedner (Gothenburg, Sweden)
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Technology for screening off SDB
T. Penzel (Berlin, Germany)
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Screening for SDB in cardiac patients in the acute and ambulatory setting
S. Andreas (Immenhausen, Germany)
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Screening for SDB before surgery
J. Verbraecken (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Hypoventilation in obesity: pathophysiology and clinical approach
J.L. Pepin (Grenoble, France)
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Sleep, OSA and bronchial asthma
M.R. Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)
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Sleep and breathing in COPD: does nocturnal O2 or NIV decrease mortality?
W. McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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Mandibular advancement device therapy for OSA
W. Randerath (Solingen, Germany)
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Hypoglossal nerve stimulation
D. Rodenstein (Brussels, Belgium)
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Upper airway interventions and bariatric surgery in OSA
H. Ashrafian (London, United Kingdom)
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The role of sleep loss and circadian misalignment on metabolism
R. Leproult (Brussels, Belgium)
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Occupational accidents and sleep
A. Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
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OSA and myocardial infarction
M. Arzt (Regensburg, Germany)
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OSA as a cause of cardiovascular disease, including heart failure
S. Ryan (Dublin, Ireland)
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Treatment of Cheyne-Stokes respiration: is there enough evidence?
S. Andreas (Immenhausen, Germany)
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Telemedicine-based approach for OSA: methodology
J. Montserrat (Barcelona, Spain)
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Telemedicine for noninvasive ventilation
M. Vitacca (Lumezzane, Italy)
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Residual sleepiness in adequately treated OSA
J. Puertas (Valencia, Spain)
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When to treat elderly OSA patients
M. Morrell (London, United Kingdom)
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The choice of CPAP interfaces
D. Pevernagie (Heeze, Netherlands)
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How does OSAHS cause sleepiness?
M. Morrell (London, United Kingdom)
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Sleep and memory consolidation processes
P. Peigneux (Brussels, Belgium)
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Sleep EEG and the impact of sleep deprivation and memory
L. Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Obstructive sleep apnoea: the effect of intermittent hypoxia on cognitive function
M. Morrell (London, United Kingdom)
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Intermittent hypoxia and adipose tissue: the role of brown fat
S. Ryan (Dublin, Ireland)
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Relationship between OSA and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
M.R. Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)
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An update on brainstem neural control of breathing
L. Mckay (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
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The control of breathing in central sleep apnoea chemo-sensitivity, apnoeic thresholds, loop gain and all that
W. De Backer (Antwerp, Belgium)
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The neural control of the upper airway in OSA
R. Horner (Toronto, Canada)
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Monitoring the titration of NIV
J.L. Pepin (Grenoble, France)
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Technology: looking into the black box
R. Farré (Barcelona, Spain)
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When NIV does not work…
A. Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
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Insomnia disorder: a new nosology
D. Riemann (Freiburg, Germany)
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Insomnia and sleep-disordered breathing
J. Verbraecken (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Phenotyping sleep apnoea: morphology and obesity
T. Gislason (Reykjavik, Iceland)
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Phenotyping sleep apnoea: cardiovascular aspects and chemosensitivity
J.A. Hedner (Gothenburg, Sweden)
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Sleep apnoea and the risk of traffic accidents
D. Rodenstein (Brussels, Belgium)
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Sleep apnoea and driving licence: the EU directive
W. McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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Sleep apnoea and driving: the patients’ perspective
D. Smyth (Dublin, Ireland)
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SDB and stroke
O. Parra Orgaz (Barcelona, Spain)
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SDB and epilepsy
L. Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Cardiovascular complications of mild OSA
M.R. Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)
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Outcome of treatment of mild OSA
J. Verbraecken (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Surgical interventions and SBD
N. De Vries (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Is CPAP still the Gold Standard?
D. Pevernagie (Heeze, Netherlands)
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Abstracts

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PDF journal article, handout or slides