Annual Congress Berlin 2008

Saturday, 04.10.2008
Sunday, 05.10.2008
Monday, 06.10.2008
Tuesday, 07.10.2008
Wednesday, 08.10.2008

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2008; 32: Suppl. 52, abstract number.


Material from 2008:
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  • 658 Slide presentations
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Portable monitoring for sleep apnoea: the way forward?

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Chairs: W. McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland), J. Duran (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain)
Aims: The present symposium reviews the outcomes of a recent inter-society workshop involving representatives of the ERS, American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The symposium will compare limited and full polysomnographic sleep studies, review technological requirements for the optimum portable monitor, and also propose research priorities necessary to formally evaluate portable monitors? performance in the ambulatory clinical setting.
Portable versus laboratory-based sleep monitoring: pros and cons
T. Penzel (Berlin, Germany)
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What are the optimum signals to include in a portable monitor?
W. McNicholas (Dublin, Ireland)
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New technologies in portable monitoring
P. Levy (Grenoble, France)
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Research priorities in developing an evidence base for the validity of portable monitoring
F. Barbe (Lleida, Spain)
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