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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Tuesday, 07.10.2008

Start-End Session Type
08:30 - 10:30 310 Air pollution year in review Hot topics
08:30 - 10:30 312 Pulmonary hypertension in connective tissue diseases Symposium
08:30 - 08:50 311 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Research Award (supported by Actelion Pharmaceuticals) Session
08:30 - 10:30 313 Management of solitary pulmonary nodules Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 314 Exacerbations of chronic respiratory disease – state of the art Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 315 Integrated multidisciplinary care of COPD Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 316 The obese: a pulmonary patient Hot topics
08:30 - 10:30 317 Understanding the mechanisms and the impact of severe asthma Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 318 Ways into the mediastinum Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 319 New diagnostic methods in viral and atypical infections Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 320 Novel targets in the molecular pathology of lung cancer and COPD Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 321 Respiratory physiology in health and disease Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 322 New treatments for asthma Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 323 Respiratory muscle limitations to exercise tolerance Oral Presentation
08:30 - 10:30 324 Epidemiological and clinical aspects of tuberculosis control E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 325 Drug therapy and assessment of control in childhood asthma E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 326 Asthma and miscellaneous disorders E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 327 Pathophysiology of respiratory diseases E-Communication Session
08:30 - 10:30 328 Biomarkers and disease assessment in COPD E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 329 Radiology Grand Round - an interactive session Grand round
10:45 - 12:45 330 High-risk patients for major lung cancer surgery Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 331 Tracheostomy in critically ill patients Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 332 Tissue plasticity: balancing between emphysema and fibrosis Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 333 New insights into tuberculosis control Symposium
10:45 - 12:45 334 Mitochondria in muscle-related respiratory disorders Hot topics
10:45 - 12:45 335 Tobacco control and teenagers Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 336 Cystic fibrosis: novel aspects of airway function and inflammation Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 337 Sarcoidosis: pathophysiology and severity Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 338 Medical treatment of pulmonary hypertension Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 339 New mechanisms in the pathogenesis of asthma and its response to treatment Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 340 Asthma and inhalation injuries at work Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 341 COPD and comorbidities Oral Presentation
10:45 - 12:45 342 Quality spirometry: the only spirometry! E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 343 Metabolic syndrome and systemic inflammation in obstructive sleep apnoea E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 344 News from diagnostic bronchoscopy E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 345 Early life risk factors for childhood asthma: evidence from birth cohort studies II E-Communication Session
10:45 - 12:45 346 Physiological response to exercise performance E-Communication Session
12:50 - 14:40 347 Organisation of care and management of COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 348 Technologies and techniques in rehabilitation Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 349 Impact of rehabilitation programmes in COPD and non-COPD patients Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 350 Functionality and metabolism in rehabilitation candidates Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 351 Quality of life and mood disturbances in rehabilitation Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 352 Endoscopic needle techniques Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 353 Hot and cold techniques Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 354 Clinical aspects in the management of sarcoidosis Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 355 Clinical aspects of interstitial lung disease Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 356 Management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: what can we learn from the pathophysiology? Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 357 Diagnosing, monitoring and treating respiratory diseases in primary care Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 358 Issues in the management of COPD in the community Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 359 Novel mechanisms and targets of molecular pulmonary pathology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 360 Advances in functional genomics of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 361 Basic science in asthma and COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 362 Airway cell biology and immunology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 363 Pathogenesis and treatment of asthma and COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 364 Recent advances in the treatment and pathogenesis of asthma Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 365 Novel experimental approaches to understanding asthma and COPD Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 366 Novel experimental approaches to understanding asthma and COPD II Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 367 Advances in the treatment and pathogenesis of pulmonary diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 368 Risk factors for asthma versus asthma control Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 369 Novel therapeutic approaches and immunological mechanisms in airway cell pathobiology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 370 Allergy and immunology of asthma and beyond Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 371 Asthma: mechanisms and treatment Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 372 Asthma epidemiology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 373 COPD and miscellaneous Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 374 Occupational asthma - agents and management Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 375 COPD and other environment-related lung diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 376 Occupational lung diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 377 Health effects of passive smoking and of a smoking ban Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 378 Tobacco smoking by population subgroups Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 379 Clinical applications of ventilatory function tests in paediatric pulmonology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 380 Assessment of inflammation, hyperresponsiveness and response to exercise in asthmatic children Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 381 Clinical aspects of asthma in school-aged children Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 382 Wheezing in preschool children Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 383 Exercise-induced asthma, acute severe asthma and allergic rhinitis in children Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 384 Miscellaneous respiratory infections Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 385 Neonatal intensive care: ventilation and beyond Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 386 Paediatric respiratory epidemiology I: primary ciliary dyskinesia, sleep-disordered breathing, exercise-induced symptoms and rare diseases Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 387 Paediatric respiratory epidemiology II: air pollution studies and infectious disease epidemiology Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 388 Investigation, inspiration, ventilation, dedication: the essence of physiological measurement Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 389 Respiratory mechanics, muscles and breathing; functional status measures and coping styles Thematic Poster Session
12:50 - 14:40 390 Pulmonary rehabilitation for non-COPD and severe COPD; field exercise testing Thematic Poster Session
13:00 - 14:30 391 EASE trial: protocol design, initial screening and pre-procedure status from the international exhale airway stents for emphysema (EASE) trial of airway bypass Hot topics
13:00 - 14:30 392 Lunchtime programme: How to write a scientific paper Symposium
13:00 - 14:30 393 ERS Task Force report: primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) in children Hot topics
13:00 - 14:30 394 Lunchtime programme: A young scientist's roadmap to the ERS meeting Symposium
13:00 - 14:30 395 Lunchtime programme - Meet the occupation and epidemiology assembly awardees Symposium
13:00 - 14:30 397 Practical workshop: Compliance to nasal continuous positive airway pressure: what makes the difference? Postgraduate Course
13:00 - 14:00 398 MP17 - ACCP: Is telemedicine in your future? Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 399 MP13 - Poor performance status patient in advanced lung cancer: to treat or not to treat? Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 400 MP14 - The approach to antibiotic treatment in community-acquired pneumonia Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 401 MP15 - Pharmacology of cough Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 402 MP16 - Failures and successes in lung transplantation: cases and controversies Meet the Professor
13:00 - 14:00 403 MP18 - ACCP: Patient simulation: a valuable adjunct to training chest physicians Meet the Professor
14:45 - 16:45 404 Paediatric Grand Round - an interactive session Grand round
14:45 - 16:45 405 Biomarkers in COPD - application in clinical and epidemiological studies Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 406 Physical activity and pulmonary rehabilitation - not two of a kind Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 407 Interventional pneumology – what went wrong and what was never published Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 408 Community-acquired pneumonia and COPD: what do we know? Symposium
14:45 - 16:45 409 Physiological year in review Hot topics
14:45 - 16:45 410 Outcome and trends in obstructive lung disease (OLD) and cardiovascular relation to OLD Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 411 New tools in tuberculosis diagnosis Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 412 Recent advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of asthma and COPD Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 413 The adaptive and innate immune system at work Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 414 Risk assessment and treatment of complications in thoracic surgery patients Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 415 Outcome of adaptive servo ventilation in sleep apnoea Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 416 New therapeutic strategies in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Oral Presentation
14:45 - 16:45 417 Invasive and noninvasive measurements of lung inflammation E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 418 Acute lung injury and weaning E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 419 Recent advances in the treatment and pathogenesis of pulmonary diseases E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 420 Imaging and measurement techniques in the evaluation of pulmonary embolism, COPD and pleural diseases E-Communication Session
14:45 - 16:45 421 Therapy of thoracic tumours E-Communication Session
17:15 - 19:15 422 Nocturnal environmental control with laminar airflow - a novel approach for treating perennial asthma Evening Symposium
17:15 - 19:15 426 Improving pulmonary distribution of combination therapy: implications for asthma treatment Evening Symposium
17:15 - 19:15 427 Improved diagnosis and clinical decision-making by integrating information from new biomarkers Evening Symposium