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2023 ERS Congress

Pulmonary rehabilitation does not improve BLVR-EBV outcomes

Pulmonary rehabilitation offers no benefit in outcomes for patients already undergoing bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using endobronchial valves.

Cardiac MRI for risk stratification of PAH

25-09-2023 Pulmonary Hypertension News

A new risk stratification approach allows physicians to estimate 1-year mortality for newly diagnosed patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension based on cardiac MRI.

Feasibility of local care for pulmonary fibrosis patients

Cooperation between local hospitals and specialized centers leads to better care for patients with pulmonary fibrosis, is less environmentally damaging.

Triple therapy beneficial for COPD patients with ECG abnormalities

COPD patients with ECG abnormalities are at greater risk of exacerbations, cardiovascular problems, and death. Triple therapy with fluticasone, umeclidinium, and vilanterol appears beneficial.

Smoking cessation program integrated with lung cancer screening

A stop-smoking intervention, offered in combination with a lung cancer screening program, is proving successful in encouraging people to quit smoking.

Effect of the infant microbiome on wheezing at preschool age

Results from the Australian Barwon Infant Study show children who have a more mature gastrointestinal microbiome at age 1 are less likely to suffer from atopic wheeze at age 4.

Automatic oxygen delivery leads to better control but not earlier discharge

COPD patients who are automatically administered oxygen during hospitalization for exacerbation spend more time in normoxemia than patients in whom oxygen delivery is manually regulated.

Benralizumab may still lead to remission even in second year of treatment

25-09-2023 Bronchial Asthma News

Up to a third of patients with severe eosinophilic asthma who do not achieve clinical remission after 1 year of treatment with benralizumab still achieve remission in the second year.

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Breath test distinguishes people with and without asthma

25-09-2023 Bronchial Asthma News

A deep neural network has been developed to distinguish between patients with and without asthma through breath test measurement data.

Sputum colour for prediction of bronchiectasis prognosis

25-09-2023 Bronchiectasis News

Sputum colour in patients with bronchiectasis could be considered a simple biomarker, providing information about long-term prognosis.

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At a glance: The CheckMate lung cancer trials

Lung Cancer Clinical Trial Summary

A round-up of the CheckMate trials evaluating the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab in non-small-cell lung cancer and small-cell lung cancer.

Biomarker-driven management of NSCLC (Link opens in a new window)


Expert-led, multiformat program which will address the individualized management of NSCLC, through education on the detection of NTRK gene fusions, current evidence-based guidelines, and new and emerging therapies. Will also include guidance on integrating shared decision making into your clinical practice, drawing on insights from a patient on how best to communicate.

CME: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Supported by:
  • Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Digital treatment map for ALK- and ROS1-mutated NSCLC (Link opens in a new window)

NSCLC Independent Medical Education

Practical, expert-led digital map designed to guide treatment of ALK- and ROS1-mutation positive NSCLC.

Supported by:
  • Pfizer

Further Reading

Genetic, Immunological, Dietary, Gut Microbiota, and Environmental Determinants of Osteoporosis in the Course of Celiac Disease: Which Factor Plays the First Violin in This Orchestra?

Open Access Celiac Disease Review Article

Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic small intestinal immune-mediated enteropathy precipitated by exposure to dietary gluten in genetically predisposed individuals. The worldwide prevalence of CD is estimated to be 0.7–1.4% of the general population.

Position statement on infection screening, prophylaxis, and vaccination of pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases and immunosuppressive therapies, part 3: precautions in situations of surgery, fever, and opportunistic infections

Open Access Tuberculosis RESEARCH

The objective of this study is to provide practical recommendations on the management of pediatric patients with immune-mediated rheumatic diseases receiving immunosuppressive therapies. The recommendations specifically address the cases of …

New insights in thyroid diagnosis and treatment

Open Access Thyroid Cancer

The prevalence of thyroid disease continues to rise. As a consequence, the research in the thyroid field has significantly increased over time. Thus, clinicians, and endocrinologists first, have to be aware of the important continuous progress …

Endoscopic assisted microscopic posterior cordotomy for bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis using radiofrequency versus coblation

Open Access Dyspnea Laryngology

The management of bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis (BAVFP) might be difficult. Establishing a patent airway, maintaining the glottic sphincter’s functionality, and, if possible, maintaining a passable voice quality are the objectives of …