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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2018; 52: Suppl. 62, abstract number.

Respiratory muscles at rest, during exercise and in the critically ill patient

Chairs: S. Vergès (Grenoble, France), N. Ambrosino (Livorno (LI), Italy)
Aims: to provide an update on the latest knowledge in the field about respiratory muscle dysfunction, evaluation and management; to discuss the potential respiratory muscle dysfunctions or adaptations in various pathological contexts; to present the respiratory muscle responses to exercise and their role in exercise limitations and symptoms; and to improve understanding of the effects of critical illness on respiratory muscle structure and function, the clinical consequences of respiratory muscle weakness and the potential therapeutic options for improving muscle function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Respiratory muscle dysfunction in COPD - update on causes and biological findings
S. Vergès (Grenoble, France)
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Neural respiratory drive in respiratory disease patients
C. Jolley (London, United Kingdom)
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The respiratory muscles in intensive care unit patients
A. Demoule (Paris, France)
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Respiratory muscles/mechanics and dyspnoea in disease - what kind of rehabilitation?
R. Gosselink (Leuven, Belgium)
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