ERCA-JIVD 2018 Satellite Symposium: New Non-invasive COPD Screening of EFL Within Home Therapy

Satellite Symposium: New Non-invasive COPD Screening of EFL Within Home Therapy

Symposium sponsored by Philips Respironics

Filmed at the ERCA–JIVD 3rd Joint International Meeting, Lyon, France, March 2018

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Symposium Faculty

Peter Calverley, Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician at Aintree Hospitals, Liverpool, UK
Raffaele L Dellacà, Associate Professor, Politecnico di Milano University, Milan, Italy
David White, Chief Scientific Officer, Philips Sleep & Respiratory Care, Denver, CO, US
Robert Romano, Biomedical Engineer at Philips Medical Systems, Philips Home Healthcare Solutions, Pittsburgh, PA, US

Symposium Overview

1. Introduction and physiology behind expiratory flow limitation (EFL) - Peter Calverley (0:09)
2. Use of forced oscillations to measure lung mechanics non-invasively - Raffaele L Dellacà (16:00)
3. How common is tidal EFL? - Peter Calverley (29:32)
4. ...But what about the patient who needs ventilatory support? - Raffaele L Dellacà (40:06)
5. Conclusions - Peter Calverley (53:16)
6. EFL – Reason to believe - Robert Romano (Philips) (55:36)
7. Q&A session chaired by David White (Philips) (1:07:04)

Speaker disclosures: Peter Calverley has nothing to disclose. Raffaele L Dellacà's institution, Politecnico di Milano University, licensed a patent on the automatic detection of Expiratory Flow Limitation to Philips Respironics. David White and Robert Romano are employees of Philips Respironics.

Filming support: Educational grant from Philips Respironics.

View an interview with speaker Peter Calverley, here.

View an interview with speaker Raffaele L Dellacà, here.

View an interview with meeting chairperson David White, here.

View an interview with speaker Robert Romano, here.