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Editorial board member Antonio Spanevello (University of Insubria, Varese, Italy) considers whether induced sputum is a valid technique to detect airway inflammation. Questions 1. Is induced sputum a standardised...

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Editorial board member Enrico Heffler (Humanitas University, Milan, Italy) considers the increasing evidence that both oral and inhaled corticosteroids can lead, particularly in severe asthmatics, to adverse events that have a significant impact on both patients quality of life and health-related...
Editorial board member Mario Cazzola (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy) discusses the background and findings of his late-breaking presentation entitled: Impact of ICS/LABA and LABA/LAMA FDCs on lung function and exacerbation of COPD: a network meta-analysis. Questions 1. Why was...
Arschang Valipour (Otto-Wagner-Spital, Wien, Austria) discusses the background and findings of his late-breaking presentation entitled: First-in-Human Results of Bronchial Rheoplasty: An Endobronchial Treatment For Chronic Bronchitis (CB). Questions 1. What are the major unmet needs of...
Editorial board member Ian Adcock (Imperial College, London, UK) shares his views on the most challenging aspects surrounding the management of adults and children with severe asthma, as well as discussing the U-BIOPRED (Unbiased BIOmarkers in PREDiction of respiratory disease outcomes) study and...
James Chalmers (University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK) shares his expert clinical perspectives on the current challenges for diagnosis and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections and how to optimise patient management moving forward. Questions 1. What are the main...
Editorial board member and new Chair Elect of the Paediatric Respiratory Physiology and Sleep Section of the ERS Paediatric Assembly Refika Ersu (Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey) chats to us about unmet needs and exciting advances in respiratory and sleep physiology in children. Questions...
Simon Walsh (King’s College NHS Foundation Trust, King's College London, London, UK) discusses the background and findings of his late-breaking presentation entitled: A Deep Learning Algorithm for Classifying Fibrotic Lung Disease on High Resolution Computed Tomography. Questions 1. What are...
Editorial board member Peter J Barnes (Imperial College, London, UK) discusses the rationale and findings of the late-breaking presentation he was involved with entitled: Risk of a severe exacerbation following higher reliever use: post-hoc analysis of SYGMA-1 in mild asthma. Questions 1....
Editorial board member Andrea Aliverti (Politecnico di Milano [Polimi], Milan, Italy) discusses the potential that new technologies could have to improve patient compliance in respiratory medicine. Questions 1. How important an issue is patient compliance in respiratory medicine and how can...
Kian Fan Chung (National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, and Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London) shares his expert insight on exciting advances in the treatment of asthma. Questions 1. What do you consider the most exciting advances in the treatment of...
Marios Panagiotou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece) discusses the background and findings of his late-breaking presentation entitled: Daily physical activity in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma and the effect of anti-IL5 therapy. Questions 1. What...
Editorial board member Daniel R Ouellette (Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, US) considers what is known to-date about the impact of e-cigarettes or vaping versus traditional tobacco products on respiratory disease. Questions 1. What is the overall effect on respiratory...
Editorial board member Fabio Midulla (Sapienza University, Rome, Italy) chats to us about acute viral bronchiolitis, including risk factors, challenges managing the condition, risks and recent advances. Questions 1. What are the major risk factors for acute viral bronchiolitis? (0:12) 2....
Editorial board member Antonio Spanevello (University of Insubria, Varese, Italy) considers whether induced sputum is a valid technique to detect airway inflammation. Questions 1. Is induced sputum a standardised technique? (0:12) 2. Is induced sputum a valid technique to phenotype bronchial...
Gerard Criner shares his highlights of this year’s ERS – most significant recent developments, unmet needs and challenges, as well as hopes and expectations for future in pulmonary medicine. Speaker disclosures: grants from US NIH and the Department of Defense, consulting from AstraZeneca,...