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.

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Should asthma no longer be considered an allergic disease?

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Chairs: U. Frey (Bern, Switzerland), J. C. Virchow (Rostock, Germany)
Aims: To review data from recent ultrastructural, epidemiological and genetic studies showing that the link between asthma and allergy is more coincidental than causal.
To present an overview of the clinical consequences of the limited link between asthma and allergy.
The consequences of novel insights into the pathophysiology of asthma for its treatment
P. L. P. Brand (Zwolle, The Netherlands)
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