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Chengdu, Sichuan
4-5 August 2006

This ESAP was organised by Professor Fu-Qiang Wen of the West China Hospital, Sichuan University, and supported by the Chinese Society of Respiratory Diseases. The event was held at the Chengdu Jin Niu Hotel, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

COPD: Update in the diagnosis and treatment

Congress Chairs:Nan Shan Zhong, Yoshinosuke Fukuchi, Yu Ling Feng, Stephen Rennard
Acting Chairs:Fu Qiang Wen, Yong Jian Xu, Wan Zhen Yao, Bai Qiang Cai
Speakers:Stephen Rennard, Yoshinosuke Fukuchi, Nan Shan Zhong, Shoji Kudoh, Fu Qiang Wen, Trevor Williams, Percival Punzal
Secretary General:Fu Qiang Wen
Secretariat:Department of Respiratory Medicine West China Hospital of Sichuan University

Main topics:

  • Pathogenesis of COPD and the current treatment
  • Updates in Japanese guidelines on diagnosis, management and home care for COPD
  • Prevalence and clinical experience of COPD in China
  • Airway infection as a cause of acute exacerbations and efficacy of long-term macrorid therapy
  • Novel pharmacologic directions
  • Surgical intervention of COPD
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation of COPD