ERS Congress 2018

ERS Congress 2018

European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2018

Paris, France, 15 – 19 September

The ERS International Congress 2018 specifically highlighted the importance of environment in respiratory health and focused on the need to personalise medicine in the respiratory arena. Key topics in respiratory medicine from across the spectrum of disease areas including TB, lung cancer, chronic and acute respiratory failure, sleep breathing disorders, interstitial lung diseases, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, COPD and asthma, amongst others, was covered in the Congress programme.


Prevalence of comorbidities in established and newly treated patients with COPD according to GOLD 2017 in a UK primary care population
David MG Halpin, Hilda JI de Jong, Victoria Carter, Derek Skinner, David Price
2018; PA3616. [Poster] [Slides]

Frequency of cough versus dyspnoea as the first recorded symptom of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
David Thickett, Jaco Voorham, Ronan Ryan, Rupert Jones, Robina Coker, Andrew Wilson, Sen Yang, Mandy Ow, Priyanka Raju, Isha Chaudhry, Victoria Carter, David Price
2018; PA2922. [Poster]

Osteoporosis onset in patients prescribed ICS for COPD: matched cohort study 
Jaco Voorham, David B. Price, Guy Brusselle, Andreas Clemens, Robert Fogel, Hye Yun Park, Jeffrey W. Stephens, Nicolas Roche
2018; PA3621. [Poster] [Slides]

Association between ICS therapy for COPD and diabetes onset and progression

Jaco Voorham, Nicolas Roche, Jeffrey W. Stephens, Hye Yun Park, Robert Fogel, Andreas Clemens, Guy Brusselle, David B. Price
2018; OA5164. [Poster][Slides] 
Comparative real world effectiveness of triple therapy versus dual bronchodilation in frequently exacerbating patients with COPD
Jaco Voorham, Marjan Kerkhof, Mario Scuri, Stefano Vezzoli, Ilaria Valente, Alberto Papi, Claus Vogelmeier, Dave Singh, Leonardo Fabbri, Janwillem Kocks, David Price
2018; PA4083. [Poster]

Characteristics and treatment of patients with comorbid COPD and heart failure
David B. Price, Ronan Ryan, Robert Fogel, Hui Cao, Janwillem W.H. Kocks, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Chin Kook Rhee, John R. Hurst, Rupert Jones, Konstantinos Kostikas
 2018; PA4087. [Poster]



  • “Getting to the heart of COPD management: time for personalisation” by David Price, Claus Vogelmeier, Martin Möckel, and Wisia Wedzicha [Webcast]
  • “The asthma patient journey: what more can be done?” by Marc Humbert, David Price, Liam Heaney, and Kim Lavoie [Webcast]
  • “Myths and truths of inhaler technology” by Henry Chrystyn and David Price [Webcast]

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International steering meeting for the International Severe Asthma Registry(ISAR; at the ERS International Congress 2018