International Congress Barcelona 2013

Saturday, 07.09.2013
Sunday, 08.09.2013
Monday, 09.09.2013
Tuesday, 10.09.2013
Wednesday, 11.09.2013

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2013; 42: Suppl. 57, abstract number.

The diaphragm in mechanically-ventilated patients: victim or culprit?

Chairs: S. Orfanos (Athens, Greece), R. Scala (Arezzo, Italy)
Aims: The audience will gain knowledge about: the effects of both increased workload and of inactivity of the diaphragm, observed during critical illness before and/or after the institution of mechanical ventilation; the mechanisms that regulate these effects; and the possible pharmacological approaches.
Loaded breathing and the diaphragm
I. Sigala (Nea Smyrni, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Ventilator-induced diaphragmatic dysfunction
T. Vassilakopoulos (Athens, Greece)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Autophagy and diaphragmatic dysfunction
S. Hussain (Montreal, Canada)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files