Conferences

4th Sleep and Breathing Conference, Marseille 2017

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

Taking place in Marseille 2017, the focus was on professional development and education. This year’s programme placed a spotlight on sleep and breathing disorders including sleep-related areas of paediatrics, obesity, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, psychology, psychiatry and neurology.


Update in recent research of sleep disorders
Lino Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Update in recent research of sleep apnoea
Walter McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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Slide presentation
Update in recent research of non-apnoeic sleep-disordered breathing
Mark W. Elliott (Leeds, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
Update of basic sleep research
Pierre-Hervé Luppi (Lyon, France)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Combination between sleep apnoea and COPD: a synergistic risk for cardiovascular diseases?
Walter McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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Slide presentation
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome: new insights in definitions, severity grades and treatment
Jean-Louis Pépin (Grenoble, France)
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Slide presentation
Myotonic dystrophy: feasibility and modalities of non-invasive ventilation to treat SDB
Ben Messer (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom)
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Dissociated arousal states during parasomnia
Lino Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Forensic aspects of sleep-related complex behaviours
Dirk A.A. Pevernagie (Heeze, Netherlands)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Periodic leg movements as risk factors for hypertension and cardiovascular diseases
Raffaele Ferri (Troina, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Treatment of periodic leg movements: how and when
Diego Garcia Borreguero (Madrid, Spain)
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OSA in neurologic disease
Francesco Fanfulla (Pavia, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Is preoperative screening necessary in bariatric surgery patients?
Johan Verbraecken (Antwerp, Belgium)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
What includes the peri- and post-operative care of OSA patients?
Jan Mulier (Brugge, Belgium)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Insights from ERS Task force on central sleep apnoea
Johan Verbraecken (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Slide presentation
Heart failure and obstructive sleep apnoea: diagnosis and management
Patrick Lévy (Grenoble, France)
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Keynote lecture “heart failure and central sleep apnoea: current concepts on aetiology, diagnosis and therapy”
Matthew T. Naughton (Prahran, Australia)
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Slide presentation
SDB as risk factor of stroke
Daniel J Gottlieb (Boston, United States of America)
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Slide presentation
SDB and stroke: BP, heart rhythm changes and other potential links
Lino Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Opioid-induced sleep apnoea: complex pathophysiology, complex therapy?
Jan A. Hedner (Gothenburg, Sweden)
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Slide presentation
Sleep and breathing in neuromuscular diseases: pathophysiology, screening, and treatment options
Anita Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
Neuroimaging of circadian-related cognitive functions in normal ageing
Philippe Peigneux (Brussels, Belgium)
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Slide presentation
Neuroimaging of obstructive sleep apnoea treatment-related changes in brain structure and activation
Vincenza Castronovo (Milan, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Neuroimaging of sleep breathing-related disorders in normal and pathological ageing
Mary Morrell (London, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
Neuroimaging cognitive processes in children with sleep breathing disorders
Leila Gozal Kheirandish (Chicago, United States of America)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Central hypersomnia in children
Lino Nobili (Milan, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Sleep-disordered breathing and gas exchange abnormalities in children with cerebral palsy or other neuromuscular disorders
Athanasios G. Kaditis (Athens, Greece)
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Slide presentation
Role of noninvasive ventilation in the child with syndromic disorder or neuromuscular disease presenting with acute respiratory failure
Stijn Verhulst (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Slide presentation
Outcomes of long-term noninvasive ventilation in children and adolescents with neuromuscular disease
Anita Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
Driving licence: effects of sleep conditions on cognitive functions
Philippe Peigneux (Brussels, Belgium)
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Slide presentation
Medicolegal consequences of OSA
Maria Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy)
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Slide presentation
Basic mechanisms of vigilance and sleepiness
Pierre-Hervé Luppi (Lyon, France)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Characterisation and assessment of insomnia
Dieter Riemann (Freiburg, Germany)
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Slide presentation
Management strategies in insomnia
Dieter Riemann (Freiburg, Germany)
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Slide presentation
Sleep apnoea in interstitial lung disease
Johan Verbraecken (Antwerp, Belgium)
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Slide presentation
Changes in sleep architecture and circadian rhythm with age
Dirk A.A. Pevernagie (Heeze, Netherlands)
PDF journal article, handout or slides
PDF journal article, handout or slides
Physiology of breathing during sleep in the elderly
Mary Morrell (London, United Kingdom)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Hypoventilation syndrome
Jean-Louis Pépin (Grenoble, France)
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Slide presentation
Positional therapy: easy and effective?
Peter J. Wijkstra (Groningen, Netherlands)
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Slide presentation
Upper airway surgery in obstructive sleep apnoea: can we rely on the current evidence?
Nico De Vries (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Slide presentation
Sleepiness at the wheel in sleep-disordered breathing: an historical perspective
Walter McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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Slide presentation
Practical limitations in the implementation of driving guidelines for sleepiness and OSA
Mark W. Elliott (Leeds, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
Detection of sleepiness in the car and at the workplace
Thomas Penzel (Berlin, Germany)
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Slide presentation
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome in childhood
Athanasios G. Kaditis (Athens, Greece)
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Slide presentation
Obstructive sleep apnoea and fitness to work
Tarja Saaresranta (Littoinen, Finland)
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Slide presentation
Cardiovascular complications in mild OSA
Jan A. Hedner (Gothenburg, Sweden) 99
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Evidence on metabolic disturbance in mild OSA
Maria Bonsignore (Palermo, Italy) 100
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Slide presentation
How to provide NIV in the COPD patient with chronic stable hypercapnia
Mark W. Elliott (Leeds, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
How to provide NIV in the patient with ALS/motor neurone disease
Anita Simonds (London, United Kingdom)
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Slide presentation
How to provide NIV in the patient with obesity hypoventilation syndrome
Jean-Louis Pépin (Grenoble, France)
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Slide presentation
Case studies of heart failure, sleep and disturbed ventilation
Matthew T. Naughton (Prahran, Australia)
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Slide presentation
Can telemedicine help in SDB diagnosis?
Thomas Penzel (Berlin, Germany)
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Can telemedicine help in SDB management?
Josep M Montserrat (Barcelona, Spain)
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Slide presentation
Can telemedicine help in improving SDB outcomes?
Monique Mendelson (Grenoble, France)
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Abstracts

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