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Join the chest community in Bologna, 27-29 June, for the return to an in-person premier education event. With 4 days of top-tier education and the irreplaceable opportunity for face-to-face networking, you won’t want to miss this! In partnership with the Italian delegation, the CHEST Congress 2022 will deliver relevant, engaging content from world-renowned faculty, bringing you the latest advancements in chest medicine.

Expand your knowledge and advance your patient care with the latest scientific content and technological advancements in chest medicine.

Grow professionally by taking part in engaging keynote sessions, panel discussions, e-poster presentations, symposia, industry sessions, and more.

Meet face-to-face to discuss best treatment options with international practitioners, researchers, colleagues, аnd industry representatives.

Earn CME credits by attending clinically relevant sessions and participating in the scientific program.

Explore the exhibition area, participate in innovative educational games, social events, and surprise interactive sessions.

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Program Highlights

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Sessions on Asthma

Moderator: Girolamo Pelaia, MD

Speaker: Alberto Papi, MD

Moderator: Caterina Bucca, MD

Speaker: Nicola Scichilone, MD

Session description:
Asthma affects older adults to the same extent as children and adolescents. However, one is led to imagine that asthma prevalence decreases with aging and becomes a rare entity in the elderly. From a clinical perspective, this misconception has not trivial consequences in that, the recognition of the disease is delayed and the treatment postponed. The overall management of asthma in the elderly populations is also complicated by specific features that the disease develops in the most advanced ages and by the difficulties that the physician encounters when approaching the older asthmatic subjects. Asthma in older-age patients presents with specific clinical presentations and may encounter gaps and pitfalls in the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. A multidisciplinary and multidimensional management of asthma in the elderly is, therefore, strongly advocated.

Moderator: Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

Speakers:
Girolama Pelaia, MD, FCCP
Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP
Pierluigi Paggiaro, MD

- Targeted Biologics of Severe Asthma
- Comorbidities in Difficult Asthma
- Selecting the Right Treatment for the Right Patient

28 June
09:00 - 10:05

Moderator: Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

Speakers:
Pierluigi Paggiaro, MD
Alberto Papi, MD
Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

- Defining Non-T2 Asthma: What are the Mechanisms?
- Best Management Strategy for Non-T2 Asthma
- Obesity & Asthma

Session description:
Non-type 2 asthma represents about 20-30% of all severe asthmatics. At the present time, there is no specific biomaker that may identify this specific endotype, apart from the absence of type 2 eosinophilic inflammation.; probably, in the next future we would have different biomarkers able to distinguish different subgroups in this large cohort of asthmatic subjects. This endotype may be frequently associated with some comorbidities, like obesity, gastroesophageal reflux of smoking habit). Noneosinophilic severe asthmatics not adequately controlled with the best of the standard therapy may require the addition of other drugs (tiotropium as first additional option, oral theophylline, or long-term macrolide therapy or PDE4 inhibitors). These patients usually respond poorly to oral corticosteroids, but, in any case, this treatment is often used by the majority of the patients, for the lack of significant and effective alternatives.

Moderator: Stefano Marinari, MD

Speaker: Antonio Spanevello, MD

29 June
11:10 - 11:40

Moderator: Alessandro Vatrella, MD

Speaker: Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

Sessions on Lung Cancer

Moderator: William F. Kelly, MD, FCCP

Speaker: Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, FCCP

Moderator: Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, FCCP

Speaker: Giulia Veronesi, MD

Moderator: Gerolamo Pelaia, MD, FCCP

Speaker: Gerard A. Silvestri, MD

Hands-on Sessions

Speaker: Septimiu D. Murgu, MD, FCCP

Rotation:
1. Bronschoscopic Management or Airway Bleeding.
2. Airway Foreign Body.
3. Airway and Mediastinal Anatomy
4. Cyroextraction for Central Airway Obstruction

Speaker: Septimiu D. Murgu, MD, FCCP

Rotation:
1. Bronschoscopic Management or Airway Bleeding.
2. Airway Foreign Body.
3. Airway and Mediastinal Anatomy
4. Cyroextraction for Central Airway Obstruction

Rotation:
1. Ultrasound-Guided Thoracentesis 2. Tunneled Indwelling Pleural Catheters for Effusion
3. Small-Bore Pleural Catheters for Pneumothorax
4. Large-Bore Wire-Guided Tube Thoracostomy

Rotation:
1. Ultrasound-Guided Thoracentesis 2. Tunneled Indwelling Pleural Catheters for Effusion
3. Small-Bore Pleural Catheters for Pneumothorax
4. Large-Bore Wire-Guided Tube Thoracostomy

Moderator: Otis Rickman, DO, FCCP

Speaker: Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP

Moderator: Otis Rickman, DO, FCCP

Speaker: Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP

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