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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Smokers with asthma versus COPD: differences and similarities

Chairs: N. Thomson (Glasgow, United Kingdom), M. Cazzola (Rome, Italy)
Aims: The aims of this symposium will be to:
• compare and contrast the influence of cigarette smoke on clinical features of airway disease, airway inflammation and response to therapy in asthma and COPD;
• review developments in new therapies for smokers with asthma and COPD.
Airway pathology in COPD compared to that in smokers with asthma
L. P. Boulet (Quebec, Canada)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Restoring corticosteroid sensitivity in COPD and smokers with asthma
P. J. Barnes (London, United Kingdom)
PDF journal article, handout or slides
PDF journal article, handout or slides