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:
  • 3952 Abstracts
  • 658 Slide presentations
  • 316 Webcasts
  • 96 Handouts
  • 1824 e-posters
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New insights and treatment options for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation

Oral Presentation
Chairs: G. Verleden (Leuven, Belgium), A. Boehler (Zurich, Switzerland)
Primary bronchial epithelial cells from stable lung allografts induce the differentiation of monocytes into macrophage like cells
K. Eger, J. Dibbol, D. Jones, M. Haniffa, P. Corris, A. Fisher, J. Lordan, C. Hilkens, C. Ward (Leiden, Netherlands; Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
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Congress or journal article abstract
The inflammatory effect of non-acidic gastric components on human alveolar epithelial cell cultures
V. Mertens, K. Blondeau, R. Vos, B. Vanaudenaerde, G. Verleden, D. Sifrim, L. Dupont (Leuven, Belgium)
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Congress or journal article abstractSlide presentation
Prognostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage neutrophilia in stable lung transplant recipients
C. Neurohr, B. Samweber, P. Huppmann, S. Leuschner, G. Zimmermann, H. Leuchte, I. Bittmann, R. Hatz, P. Ueberfuhr, L. Frey, J. Behr (Munich, Germany)
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Plasma CRP levels correlate with markers of airway inflammation after lung transplantation: a role for systemic inflammation in bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome?
R. Vos, B. Vanaudenaerde, S. Devleeschauwer, D. Van Raemdonck, L. Dupont, G. Verleden (Leuven, Belgium)
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Congress or journal article abstractSlide presentationE-poster
Extracorporeal photoapheresis in the treatment of chronic lung rejection: preliminary clinical and immunological results on a small cohort of lung recipients
F. Meloni, A. Cascina, F. Bini, C. Lastoria, N. Solari, P. Draghi, T. Oggionni, A. M. Fietta, G. Viarengo, C. Perotti (Pavia, Italy)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Extracorporeal photopheresis after lung transplantation: a 10-year single-centre experience
C. Benden, R. Speich, L. French, E. Russi, W. Weder, A. Boehler (Zurich, Switzerland)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Azithromycin reverses airflow obstruction in established bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome – a three year follow up
T. Small, C. Ward, B. Yates, D. M. Murphy, I. A. Forrest, J. L. Lordan, A. J. Fisher, J. H. Dark, P. A. Corris (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom; Dublin 7, Ireland)
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Congress or journal article abstractSlide presentation
Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of azithromycin in lung transplantation: first results
R. Vos, B. Vanaudenaerde, S. De Vleeschauwer, A. Schoonis, D. Van Raemdonck, L. Dupont, G. Verleden (Leuven, Belgium)
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Congress or journal article abstractE-poster