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.

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
  • 316 Multimedia files
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Sunday, 05.10.2008

Start-End Session Type
08:30 - 10:30 33 Scientific year in review: airway remodelling Hot topics
08:30 - 08:50 32 Maurizio Vignola Award on Innovation in Pneumology (supported by the Chiesi Foundation) Session
08:30 - 10:30 34 COPD – the holistic perspective Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 35 The use of field exercise tests in clinical services Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 36 Night time is not the right time – nocturnal aspects of asthma Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 37 Management of cystic fibrosis in 2008 Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 38 New age lung carcinogenesis: clinical impact Hot topics
08:30 - 10:30 39 New methods to diagnose tuberculosis infection and disease Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 40 Pathophysiology of acute lung injury Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 41 The role of flexible bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage in lower airway disease Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 42 Environmental risk factors for respiratory symptoms and COPD Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 43 New insights into the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 44 Respiratory muscle pathophysiology Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 45 New imaging techniques in chest imaging Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 46 Wider aspects of managing respiratory disease in primary care E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 47 Miscellaneous aspects of interstitial lung disease E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 48 Microbiology and treatment of bronchiectasis and exacerbations of COPD E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 49 Pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 50 Actual challenges in thoracic surgery E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 51 Occupational Grand Round - an interactive session Grand round
10:45 - 12:45 52 Asthma: from clinical pattern to genetic background Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 53 Models of pulmonary rehabilitation in non-COPD patients Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 54 New imaging modalities in the staging of lung cancer Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 55 Acute lung injury. Do we know what it is? A look at different models Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 56 Infection year in review Hot topics
10:45 - 12:45 57 New challenges and maintained quality: lung function for the future Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 58 Deadly networks: disease-causing protein and DNA modifications Hot topics
10:45 - 12:45 59 Cell biology of asthma and COPD Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 60 Progress and a new era for noninvasive mechanical ventilation Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 61 Social determinants and psychological issues in primary care respiratory diseases Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 62 Innovative treatments in sleep disordered breathing Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 63 COPD Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 64 Novel trends in functional genomics and molecular pathology of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung diseases E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 65 Exercise intolerance: mechanism, intervention and assessment E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 66 Towards smoking cessation E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 67 COPD: from bench to bedside E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 68 Respiratory disorders in paediatric intensive care unit E-Communication Session
12:50 - 14:40 79 Markers and triggers of asthma Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 80 Comorbid cardiovascular condition and therapy of asthma Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 81 Pathophysiology of COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 82 Prognosis in COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 83 COPD in the elderly - quality of life and scores in COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 84 Rare clinical cases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 85 Sarcoidosis and other interstitial lung diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 86 Infectious lung diseases including tuberculosis Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 87 Lung cancer and other malignant diseases involving the lungs Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 88 Lung function, airways and cough Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 89 Imaging of different lung diseases: clinical and experimental observations Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 90 Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in pleural diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 91 Regulatory mechanisms of cell activation, renewal and recruitment Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 92 Structural remodelling in COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 93 Animal models of pulmonary fibrosis: mechanisms and therapies Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 94 Pulmonary mechanics and gas exchange Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 95 Exercise: system responses Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 96 Clinical aspects of continuous positive airway pressure therapy Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 97 Weight control and comorbidity in obstructive sleep apnoea Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 98 Assessment of sleep apnoea Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 99 Cardiovascular complications in obstructive sleep apnoea Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 100 Metabolic and sex-related aspects of obstructive sleep apnoea Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 101 Socioepidemiological studies in obstructive sleep apnoea Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 102 Control of breathing and respiratory disorders during sleep Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 103 Respiratory muscles in disease Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 104 Lung function in respiratory disease Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 105 Assessment of the respiratory system Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 106 Respiratory structure and function Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 107 Pulmonary vascular biology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 108 Pulmonary hypertension I Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 109 Pulmonary hypertension II Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 110 Pulmonary venous thromboembolic disease Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 111 Pulmonary vascular disease and other pulmonary conditions: miscellaneous Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 112 Cough and airway hyperresponsiveness Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 113 Inflammatory biomarkers Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 114 Clinical utility of exhaled nitric oxide measurement Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 115 Asthma: growing understanding of influential factors Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 116 COPD - clinical and epidemiological aspects Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 117 Epidemiology of asthma and allergy Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 118 The air we breathe indoors and outdoors Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 119 The biology of smoking and COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 120 Cystic fibrosis: factors affecting lung health Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 121 Cystic fibrosis: a disease with many aspects Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 122 The use of fibreoptic bronchoscopy in children with diffuse or localised lung disease Thematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:00 123 Clinical trial - Understanding the potential long-term impacts on function with Tiotropium: the UPLIFT trial Symposium
13:00 - 14:30 124 Lunchtime programme: Paediatric respiratory research award Symposium
13:00 - 14:30 125 Lunchtime programme: ERS fellows' lunch Symposium
13:00 - 14:00 126 MP1 - Physiotherapy in the critical care areas Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 127 MP2 - Rehabilitation and exercise in patients other than COPD Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 128 MP3 - Oxidative stress in lung diseases Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 129 MP4 - The right decision, in an interactive session: making your next career move Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 130 MP5 - Sensory nerves and airway irritability Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 131 MP6 - Role of allied respiratory professionals in clinical research Meet the Professor
15:10 - 16:40 139 Should we change our attention to respiratory diseases because of climate change? Hot topics
14:15 - 15:10 138 Sadoul Lecture Sadoul Lecture
14:45 - 16:45 140 Non-CPAP therapies in sleep apnoea: crossing the borders? Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 141 Lung imaging in critically ill patients Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 142 The use of inhaled mannitol for assessing airway disease Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 143 Is microbiological diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia possible and useful? Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 144 Guideline development workshop summary: ATS/ERS integrating and coordinating efforts in COPD Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 145 Vascular and interstitial remodelling in chronic lung disease: therapeutic interventions on the horizon Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 146 Assessing profiles of rehabilitation candidates Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 147 Biology in thoracic tumours Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 148 Nursing interventions in the management of COPD and dyspnoea Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 149 Multidrug-resistant and the emerging threat of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 150 Strategies of patient management in different settings Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 151 Severe asthma: a heterogeneous clinical entity Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 152 Air pollution effects on lung and heart E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 153 Management, quality aspects and prognosis in thoracic oncology E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 154 Pulmonary arterial hypertension and other pulmonary vascular diseases E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 155 Paediatric airway diseases - pathophysiology and monitoring E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 156 Trends in interventional pulmonology E-Communication Session
17:15 - 19:15 170 EXACTLE: EXAcerbations and CT scans as Lung Endpoints in Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Evening Symposium
17:15 - 19:15 171 Mastering pulmonary arterial hypertension: defined by evidence - enhanced by experience Evening Symposium