Annual Congress Amsterdam 2011

Saturday, 24.09.2011
Sunday, 25.09.2011
Monday, 26.09.2011
Tuesday, 27.09.2011
Wednesday, 28.09.2011

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2011; 38: Suppl. 55, abstract number.


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PG1 Interventional pulmonology

Postgraduate Course
Chairs: T. Sutedja (Amsterdam, Netherlands), C. Dooms (Leuven, Belgium)
Aims: To define the role of the main diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures in the management of lung cancer and of other lung and pleural diseases. At the end of this course, participants will know the technical aspects of the procedures and how to include them in the appropriate clinical setting.

HERMES syllabus links: D.2.11 Flexible bronchoscopy, D.2.17 Rigid bronchoscopy, D.2.18 Interventional bronchoscopic techniques including fluorescence bronchoscopy, brachytherapy, endobronchial radiotherapy, afterloading laser and electrocoagulation cryotherapy, photodynamic therapy, airway stents, D.2.14 Endobronchial ultrasound, D.2.10 Pleuroscopy (medical thoracoscopy), D.2.13 Transbronchial needle aspiration


Type of course: Case and problem based
Sampling techniques in bronchoscopy. Is there any news?
R. Eberhardt (Heidelberg, Germany)
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Histology versus cytology: is it the true problem? What the pathologists are asking to interventional pulmonology
A. Orlandi (Rome, Italy)
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Place of cryotherapy, brachytherapy and photodynamic therapy in therapeutic bronchoscopy of lung cancers
J. Vergnon (Saint-Etienne, France)
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Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) and endobronchial ultrasound-TBNA: not only lung cancer staging
R. Trisolini (Bologna, Italy)
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