Annual Congress Barcelona 2010

Saturday, 18.09.2010
Sunday, 19.09.2010
Monday, 20.09.2010
Tuesday, 21.09.2010
Wednesday, 22.09.2010

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2010; 36: Suppl. 54, abstract number.


Material from 2010:
  • 4910 Abstracts
  • 646 Slide presentations
  • 250 Webcasts
  • 97 Handouts
  • 2124 e-posters
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Pro/Con debates: 1. To screen or not to screen for cystic fibrosis: is it still the question, 2. Specific immunotherapy for asthma

Symposium
Chairs: G. Joos (Ghent, Belgium), G. Hedlin (Stockholm, Sweden)
Aims: The aims of these debates are:
1: to review the existing evidence of benefits and disadvantages of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) in a format involving the audience (pro?con debate) and to clarify the problems specifically associated with newborn screening for CF
2: The audience should get information on the indications and the contraindications of allergen immunotherapy in patients of different ages with allergic asthma.
1-PRO "Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis should be added to routine newborn screening programmes"
J. E. Dankert-Roelse (Heerlen, Netherlands)
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Slide presentation
1-CON "Is it too early to add newborn screening for CF to routine newborn screening"
M. Rosenthal (London, United Kingdom)
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1-Rebuttal from speakers
J. E. Dankert-Roelse (Heerlen, Netherlands), M. Rosenthal (London, United Kingdom)
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1-Conclusion "Is it possible to find an answer?"
K. Southern (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
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2-PRO "SIT is efficacious in allergic asthma?"
H. P. Van Bever (Singapore, Singapore)
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2-CON "SIT has little if any effect in allergic asthma"
P. J. Barnes (London, United Kingdom)
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2-Rebuttal from speakers
P. J. Barnes (London, United Kingdom), H. P. Van Bever (Singapore, Singapore)
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2-Conclusion "Paediatric aspects of SIT and other PRO/CON in childhood asthma"
S. Halken (Odense C, Denmark)
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