Annual Congress Munich 2006

Saturday, 02.09.2006
Sunday, 03.09.2006
Monday, 04.09.2006
Tuesday, 05.09.2006
Wednesday, 06.09.2006

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2006; 28: Suppl. 50, abstract number.


Material from 2006:
  • 4395 Abstracts
  • 610 Slide presentations
  • 175 Webcasts
  • 95 Handouts
  • 175 Multimedia files
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Pleural effusions

Electronic Poster Discussion
Chairs: R. Loddenkemper (Berlin, Germany)
A pleural puzzle: clozapine induced pleural effusion, pericarditis, eosinophilia and internal jugular vein thrombosis
P. Branagan, P. Lavin, A. Jackson, K. McGarry (Dublin, Navan, Ireland)
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Pleural effusion and creatinine. Urinothorax? Analysis of 316 cases
S. Sanchez Gonzalez, E. Perez Rodriguez, F. Troncoso Acevedo, I. Ferenadez Navamuel, A. Hernando Sanz, R. Gomez Garcia, M. Valle Falcones, S. Diaz Lobato, J. Gaudo Navarro (Madrid, Spain)
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Yellow nail syndrome, a case presentaion
P. Aminzadeh, A. Soltani, A. Kazemi Vasari (Sari, Islamic Republic Of Iran)
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Retrospective analysis of nontuberculosis pleural effusion cases
N. Kiral, A. Fidan, D. Turan, U. Akturk, B. Salepci, B. Caglayan (Istanbul, Turkey)
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Relationship between amount of pleural effusion and etiology
N. Kiral, A. Fidan, G. Sarac, E. Torun, M. Tokmak, B. Caglayan (Istanbul, Turkey)
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Evaluation of IL-8 and VEGF levels from serum of rabbits submitted to talc induced pleurodesis
V. R. Figueiredo, F. S. Vargas, M. M. P. Acencio, E. Marchi, L. R. Teixeira, E. H. Genofre, C. S. R. Silva, M. G. Gregorio, L. Antonangelo (São Paulo, Brazil)
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Diagnostic utility of albumin gradient and fluid to serum albumin ratio in separation of pleural effusion
I. Djordjevic, T. Pejcic, M. Radovic, S. Golubovic, D. Dacic (Nis, Serbia And Montenegro)
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Rare iatrogenic cause of chylothorax and management options – poster presentation
J. J. Leggett, M. Shyamsundar (Belfast, United Kingdom)
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Alkaline phosphatase in the differentiation of pleural effusions
G. Polat, G. Karadeniz, M. Buyuksirin, G. Tibet (Izmir, Turkey)
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Comparative analysis of light‘s criteria, albumin gradient, alkaline phosphatase, total cholesterol, total bilirubin and uric acid measurements for differentiation of pleural exudates from transudates
F. Sahin, F. Seçik, G. Karapinar, F. Atabey, P. Yildiz (Istanbul, Turkey)
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Different prevalence of positivity for human mammaglobin (hMAM) transcipts in the pleural fluid of patients with malignant vs. non malignant pleural disease
A. M. Carletti, S. Roncella, L. Pratticò, R. Maggiani, B. Bacigalupo, P. Ferro, F. Fedeli, P. A. Canessa (Sarzana, La Spezia, Italy)
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Real life diagnosis in pleural effusion: a retrospective survey
W. Mohamad, R. Mukherjee, J. S. Mann (Wolverhampton, United Kingdom)
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Clinical utility of pleural fluid NT-pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in patients with pleural effusions
J. H. Chung, J. E. Choi, C. H. Hahn, M. S. Park, S. K. Kim (Kyoung-gi, Seoul, Republic Of Korea)
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Quick immunohistochemical diagnosis of neoplasia pleural effusions
F. M. Nitu, C. C. Nitu, M. Olteanu, M. Olteanu (Craiova, Romania)
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Evaluation of efficacy of discrimination of pleural transudates and exudates by measuring specific gravity of pleural effusion fluid using refractometer
N. Rezaie, M. Z. Pouranarakie, M. Ahmadi, F. Moradie Chehrazie (Tehran, Islamic Republic Of Iran)
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Unilateral left pleural effusion among patients with liver cirrhosis, congestive heart failure and nephrotic syndrome
G. M. Agmy, M. M. Metwally, S. Z. Mahmoud, A. A. Osman, M. A. Ashry, S. R. Helal (Assiut, Egypt)
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Amylase in pleural fluid: is it important to determine?
M. Haro, M. T. Casamitja, L. A. Alvarez, M. Rubio Goday, X. Baldo, F. Sebastian, M. Rubio Garay, S. Sendra (Girona, Spain)
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Adenosine deaminase (ADA) in serum and pleural effusion
M. T. Preslavova, S. I. Ivanov (Sofia, Bulgaria)
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Usefulness of serum (S) and pleural fluid (PF) levels of pro-brain natriuretic peptide (Pro-BNP) in the diagnosis of pleural transudates due to congestive heart failure (CHF)
C. Fernandez Aracil, R. Sandoval Contreras, A. Gutierrez Rubio, R. Gonzalez Tamayo, L. Hernandez Blasco, C. Martin Serrano, S. Romero Candeira (Alicante, Spain)
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Diagnostic value of adenosine deaminase in nontuberculous lymphocytic pleural effusions
T. Törün, G. Güngör, I. Özmen, N. Kapakli, E. Öztürk, K. Tahaoglu (Istanbul, Turkey)
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