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Volume 22 Supplement Issue s2
March 2017

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Special Issue: Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science, Annual Scientific Meeting 2017
5ANZSRS Oral Presentations

AO-001: The effect of spectral leakage on the forced oscillation technique
Kris Nilsen, Bruce Thompson

AO-002: Acute altitude exposure in patients with treated versus untreated severe obstructive sleep apnoea
Rachel Kingsford, Paul T Kelly, Lutz Beckert, Maureen P Swanney .

AO-003: Heterogeneous bronchoconstriction measured by ventilation single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (VSPECT/CT) is reduced after treatment in asthma
Catherine E Farrow, Francesca SM Tang, Joanna C Watts, Amir Meybody, Marco Trifunovic, Amy Bertolin, Jessica R Dame Carroll, Gregory G King

AO-004: Correction of Measured PaO2 in Shunt Calculations
Sharon Lagan, William Noffsinger, Bhajan Singh

AO-005: Firefighting self-contained breathing apparatus is not an independent risk factor for airway hyperresponsiveness
LM Seccombe, L Buddle, J Brannan, CS Farah

AO-006: Proximal & Peripheral Airway Response to Direct & Indirect Bronchial Provocation in Untreated Asthma
Mahesh Dharmakumara, Chris Stuart-Andrews, Celia Zubrinich, Bruce Thompson

AO-007: Asthma control questionnaire score in patients referred to a pulmonary function laboratory with airway hyperresponsiveness to mannitol
Clair Lake, Keith Wong, John D Brannan

AO-008: Identifying contraindications for respiratory function testing – A need for greater medical officer education?
Macpherson, K, Richards, E, Figurski, D

AO-009: Home spirometry in children with cystic fibrosis: A pilot study
Karla M Logie, Liam Welsh, Sarath Ranganathan

AO-010: Increasing measurement number reduces within-session FOT variability but may be impractical in asthma and COPD
Louise M Harkness, Cindy Thamrin, Robin E Schoeffel, Gregory G King

AO-011: Poor lung function tracks from childhood to young adulthood, and is associated with respiratory symptoms and asthma in 22 year old participants of the Western Australian Pregnancy (Raine study) Cohort
Elisha White, Nicholas Deklerk, Elysia Hollams, Patrick Holt, Peter Sly and Graham Hall

AO-012: Supported learning after a spirometry course improves Spirometry Certification pass rates
Emily R Ingram, Josh D Stanton, Maureen P Swanney

AO-013: Tracheal gas conditions during nasal oxygen supplementation: Heated-humidified high-flow nasal oxygen versus low-flow nasal oxygen
Paul T Kelly, Ann Jun, Chris Frampton, Lutz Beckert

AO-014: Reversibility of airflow limitation. Audit of assessment and interpretation in TSANZ accredited lung function laboratories.
Brigitte M Borg, Nicolette Holt, Eli Dabscheck, Bruce Thompson, Belinda Miller
13ANZSRS Poster Presentations

AP-001: Better predicted values for maximal inspiratory (MIPs) and expiratory (MEPs) respiratory muscle pressures are needed
Mascarenhas, SK, Schoeffel, RE, Handley, BM, King, GG

AP-002: Changes in peripheral airway function at 12 months post allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT)
Christopher Htun, Robin Schoeffel, Samir Lahzami, Craig Philips, Alun Pope, Paul Robinson, Matthew Greenwood, Gregory King

AP-003: Does maximal forced expiratory and maximal inspiratory manoeuvres of Spirometry have a significant impact on Forced Oscillation Technique (FOT)?
BM Handley, C Thamrin, SK Mascarenhas, RE Schoeffel, GG King

AP-004: Effect on the clinical interpretation of spirometry in elderly patients by replacement of NHANES III with GLI 2012 reference equations
Shondell R Tilden, Clare P Perry, Philomena M Mayrhofer, Stephanie K Mascarenhas, John R Wheatley.

AP-005: Guideline based use of spirometry in the diagnosis and management of hospital in-patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2015
Wasgewatta S.L, Southcott A M, Jayaram L

AP-006: Lower limit of normal range for obstruction. Audit of TSANZ accredited lung function laboratories
Brigitte M Borg, Nicolette Holt, Eli Dabscheck, Bruce Thompson, Belinda Miller

AP-007: Nasal nitric oxide concentrations vary over time in patients with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)
L Buddle, P Rogers, L Morgan

AP-009: Resting lung function may predict the response to altitude simulation in motor neuron disease
Danny Brazzale, Warren Ruehland, Mark Howard and Peter Rochford

AP-010: Single-breath DLCO Measurement Variability in Traditional versus Real-time Diffusion
A. Isaac, G. Tan, W. Noffsinger, B. Singh

AP-011: Use of Salbutamol confounds results from single breath DLCO technique in some gas analysers.
Natalie M S Gauci, Samuel J Conway, Donald W T Lee

AP-012: Wait time following a single breath diffusing capacity test has an impact on carboxyhaemoglobin levels
JM Taylor, C Schultz, J Patterson, T Borgas

AP-013: Quality improvements in external proficiency testing for total haemoglobin
Bussell, L. JOHNSTON, S. D.
13TSANZ Oral Presentations

TSANZ Respiratory Nurses SIG Symposium
TO-001: Development of a Breathlessness Clinic for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
MM Roberts, T Smith, & JR Wheatley

TO-002: Nurse Led Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Assessments: Impact of a change to referral criteria
Deborah Box

TO-003: Presentation re development of newly established Integrated Respiratory Nursing Service in Canterbury

Nominated for review by Respiratory Nurses SIG
TO-004: Transforming respiratory care in Hawke's Bay (NZ): Engaging patients as informed partners in their own health care
Sue Ward, Kate Te Pou, Trish Freer, Julie Shaw

TO-005: Nurses Confidence and Competence in Providing Inhaled Medication Education to Patients
V Swami and MM Roberts

TO-006: Respiratory nurses' knowledge and practice behaviours in copd-related advance care planning: Preliminary findings from a crosssectional survey study
DR Rebecca Disler, MS Yuxiu Cui, DR Tim Luckett, DR Doranne Donesky, Assoc Prof Louis Irving, Prof David Currow, Lynn Horsfall, DR Natasha Smallwood

TO-007: Improving patient flow and reducing bed block during Influenza season in a tertiary hospital
Dunford, M, Boston B Cook C,Day C, Zhou L, S O'Brien S Keighley C Weatherall C Lindstrom

Asthma and Allergy 1
TO-008: Asthma control, airway inflammation and gut microbiome are improved by soluble fibre supplementation
LG Wood, BS Berthon, R Zapirain, LEX Leong, KJ Baines, PG Gibson, D Arnold, GB Rogers

TO-009: New measures of adherence to inhaled therapy in patients with asthma
Chinh D. Nguyen, Juliet M. Foster, Helen K. Reddel and Cindy Thamrin

TO-010: “I'm a person with asthma…not the asthma first.”: Personal experiences of severe asthma: A review
Daniela Eassey, Helen Reddel, Lorraine Smith

TO-011: Medication adherence in a difficult asthma population
Joy Lee, Tunn Ren Tay, Naghmeh Radhakrishna, Fiona Hore-Lacy, Ryan Hoy, Eli Dabscheck, Robyn O'Hehir, Mark Hew

TO-012: Improving asthma emergency department discharge processes
Tanya Raineri, Dr Kate Halton, Dr Adel De Klerk-Braasch, Dr Krishna Bajee Sriram, Melanie Harris, Dr Peter Anderson

TO-013: Azithromycin reduces exacerbations in adults with persistent symptomatic eosinophilic asthma
Peter G. Gibson, Ian A. Yang, John W. Upham, Paul N. Reynolds, Sandra Hodge, Alan L. James, Christine Jenkins, Matthew J. Peters, Guy B. Marks, Melissa Baraket, Heather Powell, Jodie L. Simpson

Evidence-Based Medicine and Practice
TO-015: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines for Australia and New Zealand
Jennifer Alison, Zoe McKeough, Kylie Johnston, Renae McNamara, Lissa Spencer, Sue Jenkins Catherine Hill, Vanessa McDonald, Peter Frith, Paul Caferella, Anne Holland on behalf of the Guideline writing group, the Lung Foundation Australia and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.

TO-016: Understanding barriers and facilitators to Pulmonary Rehabilitation referral, uptake and participation using the Theoretical Domains Framework: A systematic review
NS Cox, CC Oliveria, A Lahham, AE Holland

TO-017: Antibiotics for persistent cough or wheeze following acute bronchiolitis in children (Review)
Erin J Plumb, Anne B Chang, Peter S Morris, Gabrielle B McCallum .

Lung Cancer
TO-018: TLG increases the specificity of PET-CT analysis of the mediastinum in NSCLC
Dr Koliarne Tong, Dr Socrates Angelides, Professor John Wheatley, Dr Peter Wu

TO-019: Preoperative exercise training for patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a Cochrane systematic review.
Vinicius Cavalheri, Catherine Granger

TO-020: Is it lung cancer?: Evaluating the performance of a “lung lesion for investigation” service at a new secondary hospital
Claire S Waddington, Francesco Piccolo, Simon Jones, David Manners

TO-021: PLEURX Catheter Drainage Systems are a safe, effective and economical strategy for the management of malignant pleural effusion and ascites. A single Center Experience.
Wilson Petrushnko MBBS, Robyn Daniel, Lucy Morgan BMed Phd FRACP, Peter Flynn FRACS

TO-022: A new lung cancer pathway in Auckland region reduces time to diagnosis and treatment
Paul Dawkins, Janet MCWILLIAMS, Richard Sullivan

TO-023: MDT v non-MDT care in lung cancer: does co-morbidity status have an impact?
Emily Stone, Nicole Rankin, Tess Bewes, Stephen Kerr, Jane Phillips, Kwun Fong, David Currow, Tim Shaw

TO-024: A Sit-to-Stand Test is useful to assess exercise oxygenation in patients with Interstitial Lung Disease
Visser S, Piggott A, Spencer L, Alison J, Webster S, Troy L, Hayen A, Torzillo P, Corte P, Corte T

TO-025: Vascular remodelling is reversed following BMPR2-expressing endothelial progenitor cell therapy in a MCT-induced PAH rat model
R L Harper, Claudine S Bonder, Paul N Reynolds

TO-026: Reduced GCR, HDAC2 and Hsp90 in pro-inflammatory lymphocytes in the small airways during BOS
Greg Hodge, Sandra Hodge, Aeneas Yeo, Phan Nguyen, Emily Hopkins, Chien-Li Holmes-Liew, Paul N. Reynolds, Mark Holmes

TO-027: Matrix metalloproteinase-7 (MMP7) may be a biomarker of early chronic lung rejection
Jaffar J, Phan T, Stewart M, Levey B, Paraskeva M, Snell G, Westall G

TO-028: Dead space ventilation is linked to exercise capacity and survival in distal chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Laurent Godinas, Edmund Lau, David Montani, Xavier Jais, Olivier Sitbon, Gérald Simonneau, Marc Humbert, Pierantonio Laveneziana, Gilles Garcia

TO-029: Oxygen attenuates oxidative stress in ILD patients with nocturnal and exercise-induced hypoxaemia
L.K. Troy, I.H. Young, N.A. Taylor, S.E. Webster, B. Brown, C. Hawkins, T.J. Corte.

Primary Care
TO-030: High rates of respiratory symptoms and airways disease in mental health inpatients in a tertiary centre
Andrew Burke, Karen Hay, Alex Chadwick, Judith Sheridan

TO-031: A qualitative study using innovative technology via a smartphone application to provide demonstrative inhaler technique education for asthma patients
Charmaine M King, Kristin V Carson, Joep Van Agteren, Zoe A Kopsaftis, Brian J Smith

TO-032: The debilitating burdens of living with severe asthma
Juliet M Foster, Vanessa M McDonald, Michael Guo, Helen K Reddel

TO-033: Quitting experiences and smoking cessation preferences of smokers in Australian general practices
Liang J, Abramson MJ, Zwar N, Russell G, Holland AE, Bonevski B, Mahal A, van Hecke B, Phillips K, Eustace P, Petrie K, Wilson S, George J .

TO-034: Diagnosis of COPD in Australian general practices: experience from the RADICALS trial
Liang J, Petrie K, Abramson MJ, Zwar N, Russell G, Holland AE, Bonevski B, Mahal A, van Hecke B, Phillips K, Eustace P, Wilson S, George J

TO-035: Feasibility of a peer-led asthma and smoking prevention program (ASPP) in Australian schools with high Indigenous youth
Smita Shah, Gabrielle B McCallum, Cate Wilson, Jan Saunders, Anne B Chang

TO-036: Response of airway epithelial cells to rhinovirus in an allergic cytokine environment
Cristan Herbert, Kimchi Do, Vincent Chiu, Linda Garthwaite, Daniela Traini, Paul Young, Rakesh K. Kumar

TO-037: Sex dependent effects on airway responsiveness of maternal hypoxia-induced intrauterine growth restricted juvenile mice
Wang KC, Larcombe AN, Morton JS, Davidge ST, James AL & Noble PB

TO-038: Determinants of rhinovirus and nucleic acid induced cytokine production in a large cohort
Liisa Murray, Yang Xi, Joana A. Revez, Manuel A. Ferreira, John W. Upham

TO-039: Measuring bronchial hyperresponsiveness using a more sophisticated biostatistical method: the linear mixed effects model
Byrne S,Milanzi E,Burgess J,Hodge A,Matheson MC, Erbas B, Perret J, Thompson BR, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Dharmage S, Jenkins M

TO-040: Mechanical forces attenuate anti-viral immunity in primary human airway epithelial cells from asthmatic donors
Punnam Veerati, Nathan Bartlett, Kristy Parsons, Fatemeh Moheimani, Peter Wark, Darryl Knight, Chris Grainge.

TO-041: Potential protective role of microRNA-22 against airway remodelling
Fatemeh Moheimani, Teresa Williams, Andrew T. Reid, Peter A. Wark, Darryl A. Knight

Cell Biology/Immunology 1
TO-042: Acute inhibition of NOTCH signalling ablates MUC5AC production in human airway epithelial cells from Asthmatic, Non-Asthmatic and COPD donors.
Andrew Reid, Fatemeh Moheimani, Kristy Nichol, Nathan Bartlett, Peter Wark, Chris Grainge, Darryl Knight

TO-043: Cigarette smoke-induced inflammation in macrophages is initiated by NLRP3/AIM2 inflammasomes: involvement of the sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) signalling
Hai B Tran, Rhys Hamon, Tung T Truong, Miranda Ween, Eugene Riscioli, Hubertus Jerssman, Greg Hodge, Paul Reynolds, Sandra Hodge

TO-044: Evaluating anti-CD20 therapy for STAT3-mediated lung fibrosis
Cecilia M Prêle, David Pearce, Andrew D Lucas, Chuan Bian Lim, Svetlana Baltic, Robert O'Donoghue, Matthias Ernst, Geoffrey J Laurent, Darryl A Knight, Gerard Hoyne, Robin MCANULTY and Steven E Mutsaers

TO-045: Interaction of dietary fatty acids with obesity-induced cytokines in primary pulmonary fibroblasts
Sandra Rutting, Lisa Wood, Phil Hansbro, Brian Oliver

TO-046: Novel role of inflammasomes in the molecular pathogenesis of emphysema
Saleela M. Ruwanpura, Louise McLeod, Lovisa F. Dousha, Paul T. King, Philip G. Bardin, Gary P. Anderson and Brendan J. Jenkins

TO-047: Steroid resistant CD8+CD28nullNKT-like pro-inflammatory cytotoxic cells in COPD
Greg Hodge, Hubertus Jersmann, Mark Holmes, Paul N. Reynolds, Sandra Hodge

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 3
TO-048: Effect of tiotropium and olodaterol, alone and with exercise training, on exercise endurance in COPD
Peter Frithon behalf of Thierry Troosters, Jean Bourbeau, François Maltais, Nancy Leidy, Damijan Erzen, Dorothy De Sousa, Lawrence Korducki, Kim L Lavoie, Wim Janssens, and Alan Hamilton

TO-049: Responsiveness of two-minute walk distance after pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Kylie Johnston, Adrian Potter, Anna Phillips

No additional benefit for 6MWT or HADs in combining cognitive behavioural therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation
Marie T Williams, David John, Paul Cafarella, Peter Frith

TO-051: Enhancement of training response following pulmonary rehabilitation with downhill walking: a randomised controlled trial.
Christian Osadnik*, Carlos A. Camillo*, Matthias Loeckx, Fernanda M Rodrigues, Miek Hornikx, Heleen Demeyer, Chris Burtin, Wim Janssens, Thierry Troosters

TO-052: The effect on HRQoL of ongoing feedback during a maintenance walking program : An RCT
Wootton SL, McKeough ZJ, Ng LWC, Jenkins SC, Hill K, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Jenkins C, Cecins N, Spencer LM, Alison JA

TO-053: Participants who do not achieve the MID in the 6MWT may still have a training-response
N.R. Morris, L.Adams, J.Paratz, Z MCKEOUGH and J.R Walsh

TO-054: Patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa have altered airway cilial function and structure
Gabby McCray, John Ruddle, Paul Griffin, Paul Martinello, Philip Robinson

TO-055: Detection and definition of abnormal paediatric breath sounds using digital stethoscopes compared to standard auscultation
Ajay C Kevat, Anaath Kalirajah, Robert Roseby

TO-056: The effect of particle size delivered by pressurized meter dose inhalers (pMDIs) in asthmatic adolescents
Natalie Johnson, William Ditcham, Charlotte Allen, Stephanie Trend, Sunalene Devadason

TO-057: Effects of in utero smoke exposure on lung function from infancy to adulthood and the contribution of Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms
Louisa Owens, Ingrid Laing, Guicheng Zhang,Jasminka Murdzoska, Steven Turner, David Mullane,Des Cox, Peter Le Souef

TO-058: Spectrum of Lung Damage in Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia as seen on Computed Tomography
Katelyn Tadd, Lucy Morgan, Andre Schultz, Tim Rosenow, Connor Murray, Phil Robinson

TO-059: The ventilatory response to hypoxia remains blunted in preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia
Zoe A. Faulkner, Benjamin Stöcklin, Graham L. Hall, Andrew C. Wilson, J. Jane Pillow, Shannon J. Simpson

TSANZ Ann Woolcock Young Investigator Awards
TO-060: PRAGMA-CF: a quantitative measure of structural lung disease in young children with cystic fibrosis.
Tim Rosenow, Clara Mok, Lidija Turkovic, Conor Murray, Harm Tiddens, Graham Hall, Sarath Ranganathan, Peter Sly, Stephen Stick on behalf of AREST CF.

TO-061: Identification of a plasma microRNA profile in pulmonary tuberculosis patients that is modulated by anti-microbial therapy
Barry, Simone E ; Ellis, Magda; Yang, YuRong ; Guan, Guangyu; Wang, Xiaolin; Britton, Warwick J ; and Saunders, Bernadette M .

TO-062: Zinc dyshomeostasis and autophagy as critical determinants for airway epithelial dysfunction in COPD
Eugene Roscioli, Hai Bac-Tran, Hubertus Jersmann, Greg Hodge, Emily Hopkins, Rhys Hamon, Phan T Nguyen, Paul N Reynolds, Peter Zalewski, Sandra Hodge

TO-063: Identifying a novel therapeutic strategy for asthma: targeting airway epithelial cell restitution
Iosifidis T, EE Gill, AH Lee, Buckley AG, Sutanto EN, Ling KM, Garratt LW, Looi K, Kicic-Starcevich E, Martinovich KM, Shaw NC, Montgomery ST, Lannigan FJ, Rigby PJ, Hancock RE, Knight DA, Stick SM and Kicic A

TO-064: Persistent IL-33 in a preclinical chronic asthma model underpins rhinovirus-induced exacerbation by dampening antiviral immunity
Rhiannon B. Werder, Vivian Zhang, Jason P. Lynch, Kirsten Spann, and Simon Phipps

TO-065: Self-perceived burden as a barrier to communication at the end of life in COPD
Phillipa Southwell, Judith Crockett, Deborah Burton, Judith Gullifer

Asthma and Allergy 3
TO-066: Asthma and physical activity in childhood: Are they longitudinally related?
Cassim R, Milanzi E, Koplin J J, Dharmage S C, Russell M A

TO-067: Blood eosinophils and serum IgE predict response to omalizumab in patients with severe allergic asthma: INNOVATE trial post-hoc analysis
Volkan Manga, MD, Marc Humbert, MD, PhD, Ratko Djukanovic, Steve Greenberg, MD, Theodore A. Omachi, MD, MBA, Benjamin Trzaskoma, MS, Roland Buhl

TO-068: Increased expression of IL-27 in neutrophilic asthma
Kavita Pabreja, Peter G. Gibson, Katherine J. Baines, Fiona Eyers, Ming Yang, Parameswaran Nair, Paul S. Foster, Jodie L Simpson

TO-069: Risk factors for vocal cord dysfunction in a difficult asthma population
Joy Lee, Tunn Ren Tay, Naghmeh Radhakrishna, Fiona Hore-Lacy, Catherine Smith, Eli Dabscheck, Robyn O'Hehir, Ryan Hoy, Mark Hew

TO-070: Asthma gene signatures expression in bronchial biopsy
Stephany Sanchez,Peter Wark, Katherine Baines, Jodie Simpson

TO-071: Macrophages regulate the development of RSV induced asthma exacerbations
Thi Hiep Nguyen, Steven Maltby, Jodie L. Simpson, Fiona Eyers, Katherine J. Baines, Peter G. Gibson, Paul S. Foster & Ming Yang

Cystic Fibrosis
TO-072: Investigating the non-ion channel effects of CFTR modulators on innate immune viral responses
*Luke W Garratt, *Kevin Looi, Kelly M Martinovich, Thomas Iosifidis, Kak-Ming Ling, Nicole Shaw, Samuel T Montgomery, Elizabeth Kicic-Starcevich, Erika N Sutanto, Anthony Kicic, Stephen M Stick, on behalf of AREST CF

TO-073: Molecular and proteomic approach to investigate abnormal iron homeostasis in the cystic fibrosis airway
Pramila Maniam, Xiahui Tan, Ama-Tawiah Essilfie, Greg Anderson, David Frazer, Justin Mulvenna, Jeremy Potriquet, David W Reid

TO-074: Structural determinants of long term functional outcomes in children with cystic fibrosis
Lidija Turkovic, Daan Caudri, Tim Rosenow, Sarath Ranganathan, Graham L Hall and Stephen Stick on behalf of AREST CF

TO-075: Face masks and cough etiquette reduce cough generated bioaerosols containing pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with cystic fibrosis
, Stockwell, RE, Johnson, G, Ramsay K, Sherrard LJ, Jabbour N, Knibbs LD, Kidd TJ, Wainwright CE, Morawska L, Bell SC

TO-076: Differences in the lower airway microbiota of infants with and without cystic fibrosis
KB Frayman, DS Armstrong, R Carzino, TW Ferkol, K Grimwood GA Storch, SM Teo, KM Wylie, SC Ranganathan

TO-077: The relationship between exercise capacity and hospitalisation in adult cystic fibrosis
Barry, R., Chambers, R., Smith, D., Walsh, J., Roll, M., Hall, K., Cobb, R., & Morris, N.

Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease / Population Health 1
TO-078: Occupational lung diseases remain underreported and undercompensated in Australia
Theodora Ahilas

TO-079: Lifetime occupational exposures in a population-based sample of older Australian adults.
Rawson SL, Benke G, Corte TJ, Dharmage S, Hopkins P, Hoy R, Walters EH, Wolfe R, Abramson MJ

TO-080: Dust exposure impacts non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae infection of human airway epithelial cells
HD Clifford, TH Teo, L Kirkham, R Thornton, GR Zosky, J Pickering

TO-081: Self-reported geogenic dust exposure is associated with increased severity of infectious diseases in Aboriginal children
Graeme Zosky, Francis Mitrou, Shannon Melody, Ellen Bennett, Fay JohnstonZachary Alach, Matthew Lester, Peter Franklin, David Reid, Carrington Shepherd

TO-082: Resurgence of Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis in QLD: Preliminary results from a Clinical, Occupational and Radiological Review
Dr Newbigin K, Dr Edwards B, Dr Dickinson S, Dr Bradley B, Dr Murrlink O.

TO-083: Effect of in utero exposure to ceiling particles on post-natal lung function
Ling Chen, Ellen Bennett, Amanda Wheeler, Fay Johnston, Graeme Zosky

Respiratory Infectious Diseases 1
TO-084: The Australasian Bronchiectasis Registry – early steps in mapping the impact of bronchiectasis in Australia and New Zealand
Simone Visser, Heather Allan, Lucy Burr, Anne Chang, Chien-Li Holmes-Liew, Cameron Hunter, Dan Jackson, Paul King, Graeme Maguire, Peter Middleton, Daniel Smith, Rachel Thomson, Grant Waterer, Conroy Wong, Lucy Morgan

TO-085: The role of Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in the diagnosis of opportunistic infection in immunocompromised haematology patients
Caroline Kronborg, Hayley Barnes, Robert Stirling, Michael Abramson,

TO-086: Community acquired respiratory virus detection: Comparing the diagnostic laboratory with the research laboratory
Alicia B. Mitchell, Bassel Mourad, Monique A. Malouf, Mark Benzimra, Damian Stark, Lucy C. Morgan, Brian G. Oliver, Allan R. Glanville

TO-087: Pleural procalcitonin is not useful in differentiating parapneumonic from other effusions
AKY Teoh, K Kairaitis

TO-088: Impact of a single educational intervention on antibiotic prescribing in pneumonia and COPD is not sustained beyond 6 months
Yoon Ji Jina Rhou, Aruvi Thiruvarudchelvan, Claire Thomson, Noelia Nunez, Keith Wong, Paul Torzillo, Lauren Troy.

TO-089: Elevated neutrophil–lymphocyte count ratio is associated with increased adverse outcome in influenza
C Siew, S Sharma, F Hashem, P Sivakumaran

Asthma and Allergy 4
TO-090: Saturated fatty acids, but not n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids or carbohydrates, increase airway inflammation in non-obese asthmatics
LG Wood, Q Li, BS Berthon, PG Gibson KJ Baines

TO-091: High fat diet-induced obesity promotes steroid-resistant asthma through an NLRP3 inflammasome-dependent mechanism
James Pinkerton, Richard Kim, Jemma Mayall, Md. Khadem Ali, Malcolm Starkey, Avril Robertson, Luke O'Neill, Matthew Cooper, Philip Hansbro, Jay Horvat

TO-092: Impaired induction of Slc26a4 promotes respiratory acidosis and severe, steroid-insensitive asthma
Jay Horvat, James Pinkerton, Brittany Rae, Jemma Mayall, Alexandra Brown, Md Khadem Ali, Bridie Goggins, Ama-tawiah Essilfie, Malcolm Starkey, Anthony Bosco, Richard Kim, Philip Hansbro

TO-093: Limited exacerbation of asthma symptoms by electronic-cigarette aerosol exposure in a mouse model of asthma
Alexander Larcombe, Maxine Janka,Luke Berry, Benjamin Mullins

TO-094: Multidimensional assessment and targeted therapy of severe persistent asthma: A randomised controlled trial
VM McDonald VL Clark, PAB Wark, KJ Baines & PG Gibson

TO-095: Physical inactivity and sedentary time in severe asthma
L Cordova-Rivera, PG Gibson, PA Gardiner & VM McDonald

Cell Biology/Immunology 2
TO-096: Lung fibroblasts of IPF patients display senescence-like features in vitro
Michael Schuliga, Dmitri V. Pechkovsky, David Waters, Emily Fogarty, Cory M. Hogaboam, Eric Yao, Nasreen Khalil, Victor J. Thannickal, Moisés Selman, Janette K Burgess, Jade Jaffar, Glen Westall, Chris Grainge and Darryl A. Knight

TO-097: Non-antibiotic macrolides restore airway macrophage phagocytic function with potential anti-inflammatory effects in chronic lung diseases
Rhys Hamon, Hai Tran, Eugene Roscioli, Hubertus Jersmann, Paul N Reynolds, Sibylle Wilbert, Sandra Hodge

TO-098: Antenatal Vitamin C administration in sheep is protective against fetal hypoxemia-induced oxidative stress and airway remodelling in early adulthood
Sandra Orgeig, Erin V. McGillick, Beth J. Allison, Kirsty L. Brain, Youguo Niu, Nozomi Itani, Katie L. Skeffington, Christian Beck, Kimberley J Botting, Dino A Giussani Janna L. Morrison

TO-099: Role of increased iron levels in the pathogenesis of lung disease
Md Khadem Ali, Richard Kim, Daniel Johnstone, Ama-Tawiah Essilfie, Jemma Mayall, Rafia Karim, James Pinkerton, Moones Heidari, Chantal Donovan, Gang Liu, Kristy Martin, Liz Milward, Philip Hansbro and Jay Horvat

TO-100: Dysregulated STAT3 signaling induces and reinforces fibroblast senescence in lung fibroblasts of IPF patients
David W. Waters, Michael Schuliga, Emily Fogarty, Janette Burgess, Chris Grainge Glen Westall, Geoffrey Laurent, Cecilia M Prêle, Steve E. Mutsaers, and Darryl A. Knight

TO-101: Fiublin-1c plays critical roles in lung remodelling in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Gang Liu, Marion A Cooley, Andrew G Jarnicki, Alan C-Y Hsu, Prema Mono Nair, Tatt Jhong Haw, Gavin Tjin, Bernadette Jones, Celeste L Harrison, Michael Fricker, Mark D Inman, Marjorie M. Walker, Jay C Horvat, Brian G Oliver, William S Argraves, Darryl A Knight, Janette K Burgess, Philip M Hansbro

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2
TO-102: Home-based rehabilitation for COPD using minimal resources: an economic evaluation
AT Burge, AE Holland, CF McDonald, CJ Hill, AL Lee, NS Cox, R Moore,C Nicolson, A Lahham, R Gillies, MJ Abramson, A Mahal

TO-103: Electrocardiograms and chest radiographs in patients with abnormal cardiac biomarkers during exacerbations of COPD
Eskandarain Shafuddin,Manisha Cooray,Catherina L Chang, Kim McAnulty, Noel Karalus, Marcus Lee, Robert J Hancox

TO-104: MicroRNA-21 drives experimental chronic obstructive pulmonary disease through a SATB1/S100A9/NF-κB axis
Richard Kim, Krishna Sunkara, Andrew Jarnicki, Ken Bracke, Tatt Jhong Haw, Peter Wark, Griet Conickx, Guy Brusselle, Jay Horvat, Paul Foster, Philip Hansbro

TO-105: Relationship between TLCO, Emphysema Index, FEV1 and Pulmonary Artery Distensibility - a sub-analysis of the 4C cohort
Lin Mo, Martin MacDonald, Christian Osadnik, Paul King, John Troupis, Philip Bardin

TO-106: The prevalence of reduced transfer factor for carbon monoxide (TLCO) in smokers with normal spirometry
Tim Cheung, Vicki Papanikolaou,Paul Finlay,Theresa Yong, Martin MacDonald, Philip Bardin,Paul King

TO-107: Self-management interventions including COPD exacerbation action plans improve hospitalisation rate and health-related quality of life – a Cochrane review
Anke Lenferink, Marjolein Brusse-Keizer, Paul van der Valk, Peter Frith, Marlies Zwerink, Evelyn Monninkhof, Job van der Palen, Tanja Effing

Interventional Pulmonary / Bronchology 1
TO-108: EBUS TBNA pre-surgical staging highlights the importance of confirming cytological negativity in cases of technically N3 NSCLC on PET
Eric Douglas, Geoffrey Fanning, Farzad Bashirzadeh, Alexander Ritchie, Justin Hundloe, David Fielding

TO-109: A novel management of distal active haemoptysis by an intrabronchial valve and TISSEEL
Pan C.J, Arnold D.J, Ing A.J, and Saghaie T

TO-110: Endobronchial valve insertion outcomes for emphysema: a retrospective analysis in a local public health network.
Sarkar P, Tee V, Jersmann H, Grosser D, Lorraine B, Chew G, Nguyen P

TO-111: EBUS TBNA sampling of regional lymph nodes as a substitute for biopsy for concomitant pulmonary nodules; strong supportive evidence of primary lung cancer from EBUS TBNA sample immunohistochemistry and PET
Geoffrey Fanning, Eric Douglas, Farsad Bashirzadeh, Justin Hundloe, Alex Ritchie, David Fielding

TO-112: Texture analysis using unconstrained regions of interests from radial EBUS images can help predict malignant aetiology
Badiei A, Nguyen P, Jersmann HPA, and Wong MX

TO-113: Pre operative EBUS TBNA pre-surgical staging highlights the importance of confirming cytological negativity in cases of technically n3 disease on pet scans
Eric Douglas, Geoffrey Fanning, Farzad Bashirzadeh, Alexander Ritchie, Justin Hundloe, David Fielding

TO-114: Predicting life expectancy for pirfenidone and best supportive care in IPF (Encore)
Mark Fisher, Toby M Maher, Steven D Nathan, Christian Hill, Jade Marshall, Fred Dejonckheere, Per-Olof Thuresson, Nitya Mathew

TO-115: Long-term treatment with nintedanib in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: an update from INPULSIS®-ON
Lauren Troyon behalf of Bruno Crestani, Manuel Quaresma, Mitchell Kaye, Wibke Stansen, Susanne Stowasser, Michael Kreuter

TO-116: Twenty-four week decline in FVC predicts mortality at week 52 in the INPULSIS ® trials
Tamera Corte on behalf of Luca Richeldi, Arata Azuma, Moisés Selman, Wenbo Tang, Jorge Capapey, Susanne Stowasser, Vincent Cottin

TO-117: Biomarkers can predict disease progression in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Analysis from the Australian IPF Registry.
Helen E Jo, Tamera J Corte, Ian Glaspole, Christopher Grainge, Nicole Goh, Peter MA Hopkins, Paul N Reynolds, Sally Chapman, E Haydn Walters, Christopher Zappala, Heather Allan, Gregory J Keir, Andrew Hayen, Wendy A Cooper, Annabelle M Mahar, Samantha Ellis, Sacha Macansh, Yuben Moodly

TO-118: Effect of continued pirfenidone treatment following ≥15% decline in 6MWD in IPF patients-pooled analysis (encore)
Steven Nathan, Carlo Albera, Ulrich Costabel, Ian Glaspole, Marilyn Glassberg, Lisa Lancaster, David Lederer, Carlos Pereira, Jeffrey Swigris, Andrey Pavlov, John Stauffer, Bann-Mo Day, Willis Chou,Athol Wells

TO-119: Annual rate of FVC decline in patients with IPF treated with pirfenidone: pooled analysis (encore)
Paul W. Noble, Carlo Albera, Willis Chou, Ulrich Costabel, Bann-mo Day, Ian Glaspole, Marilyn K. Glassberg, Lisa Lancaster, David J. Lederer, Steven D. Nathan,Carlos A. Pereira,John Stauffer,Jeffrey J. Swigris

Physiology and Sleep 1
TO-120: Determining regional (over)distension in the mechanically ventilated lung in vivo using a laboratory X-ray source
Melissa H. Preissner, Stephen Dubsky, Richard Carnibella, Chaminda R. Samarage, Ellen Bennett, Seiha Yen, Graeme R. Zosky, Andreas Fouras

TO-121: The effect of high-dose, high fine-particle fraction combination therapy on ventilation heterogeneity in uncontrolled asthma
Francesca S.M Tang, Catherine E. Farrow, Joanna C. Watts, Jessica R. Dame Carroll, Amy Bertolin, Cindy Thamrin, Gregory G. King

TO-122: Heterogeneous bronchoconstriction in asthma on ventilation single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography(VSPECT/CT) decreases after treatment
Catherine E FARROW, Francesca SM TANG,Joanna C WATTS, Amir MEYBODY, Marco TRIFUNOVIC, Amy BERTOLIN, Jessica R DAME CARROLL, Gregory G KING

TO-123: Evidence of persistent hyperventilation following high altitude exposure
Morris, N.R., Stewart, G., Carlson, A., Seale, H., Coffman, K., Wheatley, C., and B.D. Johnson.

TO-124: Proximal & Peripheral Airway Response to Direct & Indirect Bronchial Provocation in Untreated Asthma
Mahesh Dharmakumara, Chris Stuart-Andrews, Celia Zubrinich, Bruce Thompson

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 3
TO-125: Complex medication regimens in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with disease severity and comorbidities
Netsanet A. Negewo, Peter G. Gibson, Peter A.B. Wark, Jodie L. Simpson, Vanessa M. McDonald

TO-126: Long-term efficacy of A1-PI therapy in RAPID and RAPID extension trials
N. Gerard McElvaney, Kenneth R. Chapman, Jonathan Burdon, Eeva Piitulainen, Niels Seersholm, James Stocks, Robert Sandhaus, Oliver Vit, Michael Fries, Jonathan M. Edelman

TO-127: Omalizumab treatment response in a severe allergic asthma population with overlapping COPD
Steven Maltby, Peter G. Gibson, Heather Powell, Vanessa M. MCDONALD

TO-128: Indacaterol/glycopyrronium (IND/GLY) reduces the risk of exacerbations versus salmeterol/fluticasone (SFC) in moderate-to-very severe COPD patients irrespective of prior ICS/LABA/LAMA therapy: the FLAME study
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Karen Mezzi, Tim Ayers, Chau Thach, Robert Fogel, Francesco Patalano, Donald Banerji

TO-129: Bronchodilator therapy and exercise added to self-management behaviour-modification: Effects on physical activity in COPD
Peter Frith on behalf of Thierry Troosters, Kim L Lavoie,Nancy Leidy, Francois Maltais, Maria Sedeno, Wim Janssens, Alan Hamilton, Damijan Erzen, Dorothy De Sousa, Lawrence Korducki, Jean Bourbeau

TO-130: Effect of indacaterol/glycopyrronium (IND/GLY) vs salmeterol/fluticasone (SFC) on moderate or severe COPD exacerbations and lung function based on baseline blood eosinophil counts: Results from the FLAME study
Kenneth R. Chapman, Claus F. Vogelmeier, Angel FowlerTaylor, Tim Ayers, Chau Thach, Anupama Shrinivasan, Robert Fogel, Francesco Patalano, Donald Banerji

Interventional Pulmonary / Bronchology 2
TO-131: Changes in lung function and forced oscillatory technique (FOT) parameters following bronchial thermoplasty (BT) in patients with refractory asthma
Ing AJ, Langton D, Pierucci P, Farah CS

TO-132: 5 year single centre experience of airway stenting
M. Cheng, J. Williamson,

TO-133: Identifying risk factors that predict poor tolerance in pneumothoraces following transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) of lung lesions.
Sharan Randhawa, Ranjan Shrestha

TO-134: Safety and diagnostic yield of transbronchial lung cryobiopsy for diagnosis of interstitial lung disease
Michelle Tan, Khin Hnin, Dion Grosser, Brian J Smith

TO-135: Benefit of standard transbronchial biopsies after endobronchial ultrasound guided biopsies for peripheral lung lesions
Ghulam Sarwar, Scott Twaddell, Christopher Grainge, David Arnold

TO-136: Reducing hospitalisation and procedures in malignant pleural effusion - results of the AMPLE randomised trial
Fysh ETH, Thomas R, Smith N, Lee P, Kwan BCH, Yap E, Horwood F, Piccolo F, Garske L, Lam D, Lee YCG

Physiology and Sleep 2
TO-137: The impact of mechanical ventilation on regional gene expression
Seiha Yen, Melissa Preissner, Andreas Fouras, Peter Dargaville, Graeme Zosky

TO-138: Diurnal variability of lung function and its association with sleep among patients with COPD
Kanika Jetmalani,Louise Harkness, Cindy Thamrin,Craig L. Phillips,Ron R. Grunstein,Paul M. Young,Greg G. King

1 Oostveen E et al, Respiratory impedance in healthy subjects: baseline values and bronchodilator response. ERJ. 2013 Dec;42(6):1513–23
TO-139: Lung ultrasound surface wave elastography – preliminary measurements in patients with interstitial lung diseases
Sanjay Kalra, M.D., Thomas Osborn, M.D., Brian Bartholmai M.D., Boran Zhou PhD, Xiaoming Zhang PhD

TO-140: The ventilatory control contribution to obstructive sleep apnoea in Caucasian and Chinese patients.
Denise M O'Driscoll, Shane Landry, Chris Andara, Jonathan Pham, Alan Young, Bradley A Edwards

TO-141: Quality of life and symptoms are related to forced oscillation mechanics during home-monitoring in COPD
SC Zimmermann, JC Watts, CD Nguyen, A Gobbi, A Bertolin, CS Farah, MJ Peters, RL Dellacà, GG King, C Thamrin

TO-142: Randomised controlled trial of polysomnography titration of nocturnal non-invasive ventilation
Liam M Hannan, Linda Rautela, David J Berlowitz, Nicole Sheers, Caroline Chao, Fergal O'Donoghue, Christine F McDonald, Mark E Howard

Respiratory Infectious Diseases 2
TO-143: Ten year retrospective clinical audit of tuberculosis in far North Queensland
Wilson MR, Weston J, Mullen AP, Knight TA, Simpson G

TO-144: Audit of tuberculosis screening for health care workers in the Hunter New England Health Service
Xiao Ya Hu, Samuel Stephens, Joshua Tobin, David Arnold

TO-145: Transplanting the human respiratory virome
Alicia B. Mitchell, Bassel Mourad, Monique A. Malouf, Mark Benzimra, Lucy C. Morgan, Brian G. Oliver, Allan R. Glanville

TO-146: Paediatric tuberculosis in Timor-Leste: opportunities for improving recognition, diagnosis and prevention
Hersch NL, Hall C, Santos R, Nourse C, Francis JR

TO-147: Airway epithelial innate immune responses to coronaviruses
Su-Ling Loo, Alan Hsu, Nathan Bartlett, Peter Wark

TO-148: Influenza and bacterial co-infections: the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS) experience
Li Li Chong, Siddharth Sharma, Pathmanathan Sivakumaran

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 4
TO-149: Increased proportion of slow decliners in patients with alpha-1 protease inhibitor (A1-PI) deficiency following treatment with A1-PI
Prof. N. Gerard McElvaney, MD, Dr Niels Seersholm, MD, Prof. Kenneth R. Chapman, MD, Dr Marion Wencker, MD, Dr Michael Fries, PhD, Mr Oliver Vit, MSc, Dr Jonathan Burdon, MD

TO-150: Lysosomal-associated membrane protein 1 (LAMP-1) is upregulated in small airway epithelium of smokers and COPD: potential role in autophagy
Mathew Suji Eapen; Elizabeth Tan; Chris Ward; Eugene H Walters; Sukhwinder Singh Sohal

TO-151: Evaluating blood eosinophils and exacerbation history to predict inhaled corticosteroids response in COPD
Dimitar Sajkovpresenting on behalf of Peter M. A. Calverley, Kay Tetzlaff, Claus Vogelmeier, Leonardo M Fabbri, Helgo Magnussen, Emiel FM Wouters, Bernd Disse, Helen Finnigan, Guus M Asijee, Henrik Watz

TO-152: Reduced pulmonary artery distensibility on dynamic CT correlates with increased emphysema and impaired right ventricular function
Martin MacDonald, Christian Osadnik, Paul King, Siobhan Lockwood, Mark McCusker, Sinan Al-Hedathi, John Troupis, Philip G Bardin

TO-153: Antimicrobial prescription in patients dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
John Taverner, Lauren Ross, Claire Bartlett, Louis Irving, Natasha Smallwood

TO-154: Accuracy of transcutaneous carbon dioxide measurement for change over time
James Fingleton, Steve MCKINSTRY, Janine Pilcher, Mark Weatherall, Richard Beasley, George Bardsley

Late Breaking Abstracts
TOL-001: Lung function trajectories over the life span, their associated childhood factors and consequences: a population based longitudinal cohort
Bui DS, Burgess JA, Lodge C L, Bui MQ, Lowe A, Perret J, Bowatte G, Abramson MJ, Thompson BR, Katie J.Allen, James AL, Thomas PS ,, Hamilton GS, Frith PA, Johns DP, Walters EH, Matheson MC, Dharmage SC

TOL-002: A fast track clinic improves diagnosis and treatment times for those investigated for lung cancer in rural New Zealand
Davies P, Williams S, Glaze M, Johnson B, Schick C, Iles S

TOL-003: DiffQuik stained cytology smears provide improved malignant cell DNA yields from lymph nodes at endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)
Fielding D, A Dalley, Bashirzadeh F, Singh M, Nandakumar L, McCart Reed A, Black D, Waddell N, Stephen Kazakoff, Katia Nones, John Pearson, Lakhani S, Simpson P

TOL-004: Asthma control during pregnancy, 17q21 variants and childhood-onset asthma
Matthew Morten, Dr Adam Collison, Dr Vanessa Murphy, Daniel Barker, Dr Joseph Meredith, Heather Powell, Dr Paul Robinson, Prof Peter Sly, Prof Peter Gibson, Prof Joerg Mattes
13TSANZ Poster Presentations

Asthma and Allergy 1
TP-001: Assessing the asthma training and resource needs of urban and rural school nurses
Delesha M. Carpenter, Robin D. Estrada, Courtney A. Roberts, Alico Elio

TP-002: Are you on the team? The role of key players in allergic rhinitis management from the perspective of the patient
Biljana Cvetkovski, Dr Vicky Kritikos, Dr Kwok Yan, A/Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich

TP-003: Incorrect Inhaler Technique Impairs Quality Of Life Among Asthma Patients
Naveen Dutt, Nishant Chauhan

TP-004: Body mass index and adipose tissue within the airway wall
JG Elliot, FHY Green, PB Noble, AL James

TP-005: Flow cytometry-based profiling of immune cells in asthmatic sputum
Michael Fricker, Melanie Erriah, COLLIN BROOKS, JODIE SIMPSON, Peter G. Gibson

TP-006: Airway and lung structure in adul"t rats previously subject to hypoxia-induced intrauterine growth restriction
Wang KC, Morton JS, Davidge ST, Larcombe AN, James AL, Donovan GM & Noble PB

TP-007: Maternal e-cigarette vaping enhances development of allergic asthma in the offspring
Kielan D McAlinden, Yik L Chan, Bryan Tan, Hui Chen, Brian Oliver, Pawan Sharma, DAVID CHAPMAN

TP-008: Efficacy of tiotropium in patients aged 6–17 years with severe symptomatic asthma
Petra Moroni-Zentgraf, Stanley J. Szefler, Jonathan A. Bernstein, Kevin R. Murphy, Georges El Azzi, Michael Engel, Ralf Sigmund, and Eckard Hamelmann

TP-009: Once-daily tiotropium Respimat® add-on therapy improves PEF in participants aged 6–17 years with symptomatic asthma
Petra Moroni-Zentgraf, Eckard Hamelmann, Christian Vogelberg, Jonathan A. Bernstein, Thomas Harper III, Michael Engel, Georges El Azzi, Helen Finnigan, and Stanley J. Szefler

TP-010: Safety of tiotropium Respimat® add-on therapy in patients aged 6–17 years with symptomatic asthma
Petra Moroni-Zentgraf, Christian Vogelberg, Stanley J. Szefler, Eckard Hamelmann, Attilio Boner, Michael Engel, Georges El Azzi, Helen Finnigan, and Mark Vandewalker

TP-011: An analysis of the effect of azithromycin in persistent asthma, based on pre-specified asthma phenotypes
Heather Powell, Jodie L. Simpson, Ian A. Yang, John W. Upham, Paul N. Reynolds, Sandra Hodge, Alan L. James, Christine Jenkins, Matthew J. Peters, Melissa Baraket, Guy B. Marks, Peter G. Gibson

TP-012: Supporting the needs of parents as they transfer asthma medication management autonomy to their children: A parent's perspective
Pamela Srour, Elizabeth Azzi, Cynthia Rand, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich

TP-013: Allergic rhinitis is suboptimally managed in the community
Rachel Tan, Biljana Cvetkovski, Dr. Vicky Kritikos, Dr Kwok Yan, Associate Professor Sinthia Bosnic-anticevich

TPL-001: The association of long-term traffic-related air pollution exposure with asthma and poor lung function in middle age
Bowatte G, Erbas B, Lodge CJ, Knibbs LD, Gurrin LC, Marks GB, Thomas PS, Johns DP, Giles GG, Hui J, Dennekamp M, Perret J, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Matheson MC, Dharmage SC

Asthma and Allergy 2
TP-014: The impact of exhaled nitric oxide measurements in the outpatient clinic
Yasmeen Al-Hindawi, Emily Stone, Janet Rimmer

TP-015: “I can't breathe, but it's no big deal”. Why do some patients feel that allergic rhinitis is trivial?
Biljana Cvetkovski, Dr Vicky Kritikos, Dr Kwok Yan, A/Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich

TP-016: Functional respiratory imaging demonstrates heterogeneous alterations in airway mechanics and airflow during bronchoconstriction
Emily Dunn, Wim Vos, Jan De Backer, John D. Brannan, Barry Soans, Chris Grainge

TP-017: Atopy in people aged 40 and over: Relation to airflow limitation
Elyse Guevara-Rattray, Frances Garden, Alan James, Richard Wood-Baker, David P Johns, Michael Abramson, Brett G. Toelle, Guy B. Marks

TP-018: Evaluation of spirometry use and implementation of asthma action plans in acute adult asthma
Shu Han Emily Liu, Yizhong Zheng, Ming De Teh, Benjamin Kwan

TP-019: Case report: Case of Erythema Multiforme after Pirfenidone treatment
Manoharan, P, A/Prof Tara Mackenzie

TP-020: Review of asthma in pregnancy guidelines
Karen McLaughlin, Prof.Kirsten McCaffery, Prof.Maralyn Foureur, Dr Vanessa Murphy

TP-021: Usefulness of FeNO in outpatient setting
S. Wang, E. H. Clark, J. R. Flack, A. I. Smith

TP-022: Suitability of Australian electronic medical records to guide the design of the NOVELTY study
Helen K Reddel, Maria Gerhardsson de Verdier, Alvar Agustí, Richard Beasley, Elisabeth H Bel, Josh Hiller, Christer Janson, Barry Make, Richard J Martin, Ian Pavord, Dirkje Postma, David Price, Diana Wong, Christina Keen, Asparuh Gardev, Stephen Rennard, Alecka Sveréus, Aruna T Bansal, Lance Brannman, Niklas Karlsson, Javier Nuevo, Fredrik Nyberg, Xia Wang, Simon Young, Jørgen Vestbo

TP-023: Assessing the usability of a youth-centered asthma management and medication tracking mobile app
Adam Sage, Courtney Robert, Lorie Geryk, Betsy Sleath, Deborah Tate, Delesha Carpenter

TP-024: Periostin in asthmatic and non-asthmatic adults of Chinese descent
Ruth Semprini, Evan Tan, Rachel Varughese, Barney Montgomery, Cecile Holweg, Julie Olsson, Rachel Caswell-Smith, James Fingleton, Mark Weatherall, Richard Beasley, Irene Braithwaite

TP-025: Development and usability testing of a tailored goal-setting self-management app for young people with asthma
Smith L, Peters D, Davis S, Calvo RA, Sawyer S, Foster J

TP-026: Participants perspectives of a telephone counseling patient support pilot for people with poorly controlled asthma
Smith L, Flynn A, Davis S, Howard M, McKern R, Priestman L, Goldman M

TP-027: Patient's nasal symptom management within a community pharmacy setting
Rachel Tan, Biljana Cvetkovski, Dr. Vicky Kritikos, Dr Kwok Yan, Associate Professor Sinthia Bosnic-anticevich

TPL-002: Thunderstorm Asthma – revealing a hidden at-risk population
Daniel I Clayton-Chubb, Kanishka Rangamuwa, David Taylor, Francis Thien, Vikas Wadhwa

TPL-003: Thunderstorm Asthma: Patient outcomes and clinical review
Joy Lee,Caroline Kronborg, Mark Hew

TPL-004: Persistence of symptoms, prevalence of asthma diagnosis, asthma control, preventer use and asthma action plan implementation in those presenting with thunderstorm asthma
Kanishka Rangamuwa, Alan C Young, Rowena Cao, Chloe Wong, Afnan Khaleque, Nathan Hanegbi, Kai-Xing Goh, Jenny Wang, Francis Thien

TPL-005: Prior history of asthma, undiagnosed asthma and prevalence of rhinitis and its severity in those presenting with thunderstorm asthma
Kanishka Rangamuwa, Alan C Young, Julien Nithianandan, Kathryn Demase, Natalie Saerian, Laura McDonald-Wedding, Robbie Chan, Philip Chan, Catherine Yu, Francis Thien

TPL-006: Characteristics of hospital inpatients presenting with thunderstorm asthma
Kanishka Rangamuwa, Alan C Young, Steven Tu, Daniel Clayton-Chubb, Daniel Hynes, Francis Thien

Cell Biology/Immunology
TP-029: Novel SETD7 splice variant affects cell response to bacteria
Svetlana Baltic, Lucy W. Barrett, Natali Vasilevski, Courtney Kidd, Philip J. Thompson

TP-030: A case of dasatinib-associated chylothorax in a patient with chronic myeloid leukaemia
Chatrapati R, Wilson MR, Judge D

TP-031: Effect of in utero exposure to ceiling particles on the early post-natal immune cell populations
Ling Chen, Ellen Bennett, Amanda Wheeler, Fay Johnston, Graeme Zosky

TP-032: Primary airway epithelial cell responses to bacteriophage preparations to treat infection in cystic fibrosis

TP-033: Increased presence of hyper-segmented airway neutrophils in asthma and bronchiectasis patients
Ravi Lokwani, Katherine J Baines, Peter AB Wark, Jodie L Simpson

TP-034: Infliximab for treatment refractory sarcoidosis, a case report and review of literature
Gerard Olive, Lucy Burr

TP-035: Biomass smoke exposure enhances Rhinovirus-induced inflammation
Capistrano, Sarah J, Zakarya, Razia, Chen, Hui, Oliver, Brian G.

TP-036: Innate T lymphocytes during pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis (CF), non-CF bronchiectasis (NCFB), COPD and asthma
David W Reid, Champa Ratnatunga, Abella Murray, John Miles, Daniel Smith

TP-037: Effects of N-acetylcysteine intervention in vitro on primary human bronchial epithelial cells exposed to diesel emissions
Annalicia Vaughan, Svetlana Stevanovic, Mohammad Jafari, Branka Miljevic, Zoran Ristovski, Rayleen Bowman, Kwun Fong, Ian Yang

TP-039: E-cigarettes cause increased cell death, apoptosis and altered cytokine profile of human bronchial epithelial cells
Miranda Ween, Jonathan Whittall, Sandra Hodge

TP-040: Investigation of the CD1b lipid antigen presentation pathway in pulmonary COPD
Miranda Ween, Charles Jones, Hai Tran, Jonathan Whittall, Sandra Hodge

TP-041: Innate immune macrophage response to NTHi and azithromycin in COPD
Jonathan Whittall, Miranda Ween, Sandra Hodge

TP-042: The impact of iron oxide and silica on inflammatory responses in BEAS-2B Cells
Lewis Williams, Ling Chen, Graeme Zosky

TPL-007: Changes in lipid metabolism in mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) IIIA mouse lung tissue and pulmonary surfactant
Tamara Paget, Emma Parkinson-Lawrence, Stephen K. Duplock, Marten F. Snel, Kim Hemsley, Sandra Orgeig

TPL-008: Th22 cells form a distinct Th lineage from Th17 cells in vitro with unique transcriptional properties and Tbet-dependent Th1 plasticity during influenza infection in vivo
Plank M. W., Kaiko G. E., Maltby S., Weaver J., Tay H., Shen W., Wilson M., Durum S., Foster P. S.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 1
TP-043: Correlation between change in lung density and lung function parameters in treated alpha-1 protease inhibitor (A1-PI) deficiency
Prof. Helmut Teschler, MD, Dr Niels Seersholm, MD, Prof. Kenneth R. Chapman, MD, Dr Marion Wencker, MD, Dr Michael Fries, PhD, Mr Oliver Vit, MSc, Prof. N. Gerard McElvaney, MD, Dr Jonathan Burdon, MD

TP-044: Decreased degranulating cells and mast cell population in the small airway wall of mild-moderate COPD is indicative of dysfunctional immunity
Mathew Suji Eapen; Elizabeth Tan; Chris Ward; Eugene H Walters; Sukhwinder Singh Sohal

TP-045: Telemedicine to deliver personalised health care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may reduce hospital admissions
Damoon Entesari-Tatafi, Josephine Stevens, Robyn Hayles, Jennifer Bell, Christopher Steinfort

TP-046: Should I choose salbutamol or ipratropium in patients with wheeze and breathlessness?
James Fingleton, Natalie McMillan, Mathew Williams, Thom Charles, Justin Travers, Mark Weatherall, Richard Beasley

TP-047: Treatment burden in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Nathan Harb, Juliet M Foster, Claudia C. Dobler

TP-048: Audit of lung function testing practices in Australian and New Zealand TSANZ accredited laboratories
Nicolette Holt, Brigitte Borg, Eli Dabscheck, Bruce Thompson, Belinda Miller

TP-049: Relationship between self-reported exercise adherence and objective measures of physical activity during home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in people with COPD
Lahham A, AT Burge, CF McDonald, A Mahal, CJ Hill, AL Lee, R Moore, C Nicolson, P O'Halloran, NS Cox, R Gillies, AE Holland

TP-050: Efficacy of indacaterol/glycopyrronium (IND/GLY) versus salmeterol/fluticasone (SFC) on exacerbations and health status in GOLD Group D COPD patients: the FLAME study
Michael Larbig, Claus F. Vogelmeier, Nicolas Roche, Tim Ayers, Angel FowlerTaylor, Chau Thach, Anupama Shrinivasan, Robert Fogel, Francesco Patalano, Donald Banerji

TP-051: Acute effect of cigarette-smoke exposure on soleus muscle fiber type distribution and morphology in rats
Ngai SPC, Cheung KK, Liang Y, Liu KWK, Fung TKH, Chiu SM, Hoi HH, Mak JCW, Tam AYH, Lau BWM

TP-052: Exacerbation management and weight loss: health goals during home-based pulmonary rehabilitation
B Wageck, CF McDonald, A Mahal, CJ Hill, AL Lee, AT Burge, NS Cox, R Moore, C Nicolson, P O'Halloran, Lahham A, R Gillies, AE Holland

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2
TP-053: Choosing a faster walking speed for the endurance shuttle walk test may reduce the ceiling effect for this test in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chao YL, Wootton SL, Ng LWC, Hill K, Cavalheri V, McKeough ZJ, Jenkins SC, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Jenkins C, Cecins N, Spencer LM, Alison JA

TP-054: Snapshot of Asthma and COPD: Patient flow, adherence to guidelines, and implications of accurate documentation
Jerry Dang, Bridie Canny, James Geake

TP-055: The volume fraction of collagen-IV is increased within the airway smooth muscle layer in COPD
JG Elliot, S Drew, A Cairncross, PB Noble, AL James

TP-056: Proton pump inhibitor use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: An opportunity to deprescribe?
Yusuf Eqbal, Brent Robinson, Krishna B Sriram

TP-057: Acute Oxygen Prescription – Are we doing it right? An audit on compliance with oxygen prescription in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients admitted to Wollongong hospital
J. Fong, A Siriwardana V.Visvalingam, A. Jones

TP-058: Patient education interventions provided by physiotherapists to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: The result of a scoping review
Judy King, Sarah Tessier, Marie-Josée Charrette, Danica Gaudet,

TP-059: An exploration of pain experiences and their meaning in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Lee AL, Harrison SL, Goldstein RS, Brooks D

TP-060: Effects of listening to music during a constant endurance exercise test in people with COPD
Lee AL, Dolmage T, Rhim M, Goldstein RS, Brooks D

TP-061: The story of your life and lung health: Pilot study of a life history approach
LSK Li, C Paquet, K Johnston, MT Williams

TP-062: Feasibility, acceptability and safety of downhill walking during pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with COPD: results from a randomised controlled trial
Christian Osadnik*, Carlos A. Camillo*, Matthias Loeckx, Fernanda M Rodrigues, Miek Hornikx, Heleen Demeyer, Chris Burtin, Wim Janssens, Thierry Troosters

TP-063: Indacaterol/glycopyrronium (IND/GLY) reduces exacerbation and improves lung function versus salmeterol/fluticasone (SFC) in patients with and without prior ICS use: the FLAME study
Francesco Patalano, Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Jørgen Vestbo, Angel FowlerTaylor, Tim Ayers, Chau Thach, Neha Ruparelia, Robert Fogel, Donald Banerji

TP-064: Profile of bacterial and viral pathogens in patients presenting to hospital with an acute exacerbation of COPD
David W Reid, Tracy Tse, Tiffany Jong, Phil Masel, Daniel J Smith

TP-065: Improving inpatient management of COPD exacerbations using a COPD Pathway
Koliarne Tong, Jin-Gun Cho, Mary Roberts, Jacqueline Sandoz, John Wheatley

TP-066: Guideline based use of spirometry in the diagnosis and management of hospital in-patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2015
Wasgewatta S.L, Southcott A M, Jayaram L

TPL-009: Feasibility of Community pharmacists screening for COPD
Mariam Fathima, Bandana Saini, Juliet Foster, Carol Armour

TPL-010: The interaction between air pollution and smoking in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Perret JL, Bowatte G, Lodge CJ, Knibbs LD, Lowe AJ, Burgess JA, Thompson BR, Thomas PS, Markos J, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Matheson MC, Dharmage SC

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 3
TP-067: Role of RAGE and TLR4 in the regulation of intrapulmonary airway contraction following short-term cigarette smoke exposure in mice
Rama Raju A V S, Maggie Lam, Maria Sukkar, Jane E Bourke

TP-068: Inflammatory cytokine environment of COPD alters the airway epithelial responses to viral and bacterial stimuli
Chen Y, Herbert C, Kumar R, Thomas P

TP-069: M1 and M2 macrophage populations in the airways of smokers and COPD patients: insights from both airway tissue and lumen
Mathew Suji Eapen; Kielan McAllinden ; Chris Ward; Eugene H Walters; Sukhwinder Singh Sohal

TP-070: Effects of COPD guideline training on physicians’ awareness, knowledge and readiness to implement guidelines: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Mohammed E. Alsubaiei, Peter A. Frith, Paul A. Cafarella, Stephen Quinn, MS Al Moamary, R. Doug McEvoy, Tanja W. Effing

TP-071: Measurement of FEV1 and arterial blood gases (ABGs) in patients admitted with an acute exacerbation of COPD to two Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) hospitals: level of compliance with COPD-X guidelines
Hill P, Balendran S, Davey J, Harrison A, Cala S

TP-072: Characteristics of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who respond to ground-based walking training
Ho JP, Wootton SL, Ng LWC, Hill K, Cavalheri V, McKeough ZJ, Jenkins SC, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Jenkins C, Cecins N, Spencer LM, Alison JA

TP-073: Understanding M?ori preferences for healthcare services
Sandra Hotu, Matire Harwood, John Kolbe, Chris Lewis

TP-074: Postural abnormalities in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Lee AL, Zabjek K, Chan C, Rhim M, Goldstein RS Brooks D

TP-075: Discrepancies in perspectives of people with COPD and experts in COPD or public health management, concerning factors to improve physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep
Hayley Lewthwaite, Tanja W Effing, Anke Lenferink, Tim Olds, Marie T Williams

TP-076: The pulmonary rehabilitation adapted index of self-efficacy (PRAISE) predicts improvements in physical activity following pulmonary rehabilitation in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Athina Liacos, Christine F McDonald, Ajay Mahal, Catherine J Hill, Annemarie L Lee, Angela T Burge, Rosemary Moore, Caroline Nicolson, Paul O'Halloran, Narelle S Cox, Aroub Lahham, Rebecca Gillies, Anne E Holland

TP-077: Rates of vaccination in COPD patients requiring hospital admission
Anna Marie McCombie, Edwina Biancardi and Paul S. Thomas

TP-078: A survey of air travel history in patients with chronic respiratory disease
Corinna Jen-Hui Pan, Nicola Reed, Harshini Sivaramakrishnan, Regina WM Leung, Leigh Seccombe Elizabeth Veitch

TP-079: General Practitioners’ beliefs and experiences when caring for patients with severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and refractory breathlessness
Dr. John Politis, Dr. Peter Eastman, A/Prof Brian Le, A/Prof John Furler, A/Prof Louis Irving, Dr. Natasha Smallwood

TP-080: Hand held fans for breathlessness relief in COPD: physical properties and patient perceptions
TA Smith, J-G Cho, M Roberts and JR Wheatley

TP-081: Improving access to rehabilitation: a chronic disease rehabilitation redesign project
Lissa Spencer, Jennifer Alison, Ruth Perrott, Julie Finch

Cystic Fibrosis
TP-082: The lung clearance index is elevated in children with cystic fibrosis admitted for pulmonary exacerbations
Chloe Batchelor, Rachel E Foong, Alana Harper, Billy Skoric, Natalie Zajakovski, Louise King, Lidija Turkovic, Sarath Ranganathan, Graham L Hall

TP-083: Developing high efficiency gene transfer techniques using human air liquid interface cultures
Nigel Farrow, Martin Donnelley, Chantelle McIntyre, Nathan Rout-Pitt, David Parsons

TP-084: Early Cystic Fibrosis: Two trials are adequate to assess lung clearance index and clinical markers
A Harper, RE Foong, B Skoric, L King Natalie Zajakovski , SM Stick, SC Ranganthan, GL Hall KA Ramsey on behalf of AREST CF

TP-085: Bone Health in Tasmanian Adults with Cystic Fibrosis: an Audit
Johnson B, Stock D

TP-086: Elevated IL-1α in paediatric CF airways is associated with neutrophilia, inflammation and structural lung changes

TP-087: Audit of prescribing, monitoring and dosage of Tobramycin within a metropolitan Cystic Fibrosis unit
Gerard Olive, Lucy Burr

TP-088: Extent of structural abnormalities is associated with occurrence of adverse respiratory events in young children with cystic fibrosis
Lidija Turkovic, Tim Rosenow, Sarath Ranganathan and Stephen Stick on behalf of AREST CF

TPL-011: Inflammatory markers can predict pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis
Alya Ishak, Stephen M Stick, Sarath Ranganathan, Jo Harrison, Louise King, Peter D Sly, Daan Caudri*, André Schultz *on behalf of AREST CF *Equal contribution

TPL-012: Hyperglycaemia on Continuous Glucose Monitoring in young children with Cystic Fibrosis
Dr Bernadette Prentice, Dr Shihab Hameed, A/Prof Charles F. Verge,Dr Chee Y. Ooi,Roxanne Strachan,Dr John Widger

Interventional Pulmonary / Bronchology
TP-089: Fatal bleeding following intrapleural fibrinolysis
Golsa Adabi, Jibin Thomas, Katharine See


TP-091: Evaluation of cryobiopsy during pleuroscopic procedures
DR Darley, K Lee, T Saghaie

TP-093: Pleural drains: how safe is our practice? An audit of pleural drain insertions at an Australian regional hospital
Angus Fisher, Rhys Gray, Thomas Lang, Anuradha Siriwardana, Vanitha Visvalingam, Andrew Jones

TP-094: Physician performed chest ultrasound: progress and future directions
E. J. Denton, L. M. Hannan, M. Hew

TP-095: To evaluate the efficacy of the 19 G endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial aspiration needle in diagnosing mediastinal lesions
Hsu, K, Karunarathne, S

TP-096: Does listening to music reduce patient anxiety level during pleural procedures?
John Mackintosh, Kathryn Harland, Krishna B Sriram

TP-097: Wheeziness after bronchial thermoplasty
J. Mann, D. Langton, J. Taverner, J. Sha, K. Bennetts, A. Tran, C. Banks

TP-098: Case report: Effect of diaphragmatic hernia repair on pulmonary function
Manoharan, P, Williams N, A/Prof Adrian Venter

TP-099: An unusual case of endotracheal lipoma
Corinna Jen-Hui Pan, Paul Hamor, Greg Fox, Alvin Ing, Tajalli Saghaie

TP-100: A clinical audit of pleural procedures performed at a new general secondary hospital
Sanjay Ramakrishnan (MBBS), Sarah Clarke (MBBS), David Manners (MBBS, FRACP), Simon Jones (RN, BSc) Francesco Piccolo (MBBS, FRACP)

TP-101: Bronchial thermoplasty response in asthma is influenced by number of radiofrequency activations
Joy Sha, David Langton, Alvin Ing, David Fielding

TP-102: Transbronchial lung cryobiopsy - a new paradigm for limited post-mortem assessment
M. Cheng, J.Williamson

TP-103: The electronic nose as a diagnostic tool in sarcoidosis
Estee Cham, Cristan Herbert, Paul S. Thomas

TP-104: Lung transplant survival in Tasmania: 1990–2016
R Filgate, N Harkness, G Snell, I Laksa, H Mestitz

TP-105: Autoantibodies associated with connective tissue disease are frequently demonstrated in interstitial lung disease
Dr Adelle S Jee, A/Prof Stephen Adelstein, Prof Jane Bleasel, Dr Gregory Keir, Dr Helen Jo, Dr Edmund Lau, Dr Lauren Troy, Ms Susanne Webster, A/Prof Tamera J Corte

TP-106: Culture of PAH peripheral blood derived endothelial progenitor Cells allows isolation of exosomes and analysis of their surface markers
R L Harper, Michaelia Cockshell, Claudine S Bonder, Paul N Reynolds

TP-107: Comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation for interstitial lung disease: a consensus approach to identify core educational topics
Anne E Holland, Alice Watson, Ian Glaspole

TP-109: Patient reported outcome measures in idiopathic pulmonary Fibrosis: Analysis from the Australian IPF registry
Helen E Jo, Ian Glaspole, Christopher Grainge, Nicole Goh, Peter MA Hopkins, Yuben Moodley, Paul N Reynolds, Sally Chapman, E Haydn Walters, Christopher Zappala, Heather Allan, Gregory J Keir, Andrew Hayen, Wendy A Cooper, Annabelle M Mahar, Samantha Ellis, Sacha Macansh, Tamera J Corte

TP-110: Physicians’ perspectives on the use of domiciliary oxygen therapy in interstitial lung disease
Khor YH, Goh NSL, Holland AE, McDonald CF

TP-111: Portable Oxygen Concentrator vs Oxygen Cylinder during Walking in ILD: A Randomised Crossover Trial
Khor YH, Goh NSL, Holland AE, McDonald CF

TP-112: Comparison of intrapulmonary artery and airway reactivity in precision cut lung slices from a rat model of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Maggie Lam, Meaghan FitzPatrick, Rebecca Harper, Paul Reynolds, Jane Bourke

TP-113: Characterising vascular changes in a mouse model of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
Emma Lamanna, Christine Bui, Marcel Nold, Claudia Nold, Jane E Bourke

TP-114: A pulmonary sandstorm: a rare case of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
Claire Meyerkort, Zia Chaudry, Roche Helberg, David Manners, Francesco Piccolo

TP-115: Impact of pulmonary artery wedge pressure on clinical phenotype, treatment response and survival in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
Nicole A. Roche, David S. Celermajer, Carolyn Corrigan, Jeremy Wrobel, Fiona Kermeen, Trevor Williams, Geoff Strange, Anne Keogh, Edmund M.T. Lau on behalf of the PHSANZ Registry

TP-116: An unusual case of recurrent haemoptysis
Michelle Tan, Nur Sulaiman (co-first author), Antony Veale

TP-117: Pulmonary graft versus host disease – assessment of local screening and diagnostic practices
Thomson C, Hamad N, Moore J, Malouf M, Glanville A, Stone E

TPL-013: Understanding the patient's experience of care in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Kimberley Burnett, Ian Glaspole, Anne E Holland

TPL-014: The E3 ubiquitin ligase MID1 promotes idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Adam Collison, Junyao Li, Ana Pereira de Siqueira, Xuejiao Lv, Hamish D. Toop, Jonathan C. Morris, Malcolm R Starkey, Philip M Hansbro, Jie Zhang, Joerg Mattes

TP-118: Transitioning young adults with Bronchiectasis – challenges and pitfalls
Alana Ainsworth, Bridget Farrant, Catherine Byrnes, Naveen Pillarisetti

TP-119: What is the concordance of parent and doctor report of a child's cough?
Stephanie Built, Adrian Trenholme, Shirley Lawrence, Harley Aish, Karen Hoare, Julie Ann Higham, Christin Coomarasamy, Christine McIntosh, Catherine Byrnes

TP-120: Are our children safe? Estimated CT radiation doses in the diagnosis of non-CF bronchiectasis
Lucinda Duncan-Were, Brian Lunt, Catherine Byrnes, Nancy Kennelly, Russell Metcalfe, Naveen Pillarisetti

TP-121: Long-term morbidity of respiratory viral infections during chemotherapy in children with leukaemia - pilot study
Beryl Lin, Brendan Kennedy, Jamie McBride, Luciano Dalla-Pozza, Toby Trahair, Geoff McCowage, Emma Coward, Leanne Plush, Paul Robinson, Kate Hardaker, John Widger, Adam JaffeHiran Selvadurai

TP-122: Vomiting associated with cough- not always post-tussive!
Anna Mulholland, Alana Ainsworth, Naveen Pillarisetti

TP-123: Prospective study investigating the burden of empyema using the New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit
Katherine Rix Trott, Catherine Byrnes, Jacob Twiss, Richard Matsas, James Hamil, Lesley Voss, Caroline Mahon, Deborah Williamson, Nigel Dickson, Tony Walls, Emma Best

TP-124: Acute respiratory illnesses and related respiratory morbidity in preterm infants during the first 6 months of life
Nada Townsi, Ingrid Laing, Graham L. Hall, Andrew Wilson, Jane Pillow, Shannon Simpson

TP-125: Description of an inpatient overnight ward sleep oximetry service
C Buchan, J Toghill, K Parker, E Dabscheck, B Miller, T Roebuck, MT Naughton

TP-126: The relationship between forced oscillation and the COPD Assessment Test in stable COPD
Alice M. Cottee, Leigh M. Seccombe, Joanna C. Watts, Greg G. King, Cindy Thamrin, Matthew J. Peters, Claude S. Farah

TP-127: Outcomes of the multiple sleep latency test (mslt) for narcolepsy (N) and idiopathic hypersomnolence (IH) using different diagnostic criteria
Fon, A, Tee, V, Johnson, S, Singh, P, Holmes-Liew, CL, Yeo, A

TP-128: Changes in Peripheral airway function at 12 months post allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT)
Christopher Htun, Robin Schoeffel, Samir Lahzami, Craig Philips, Alun Pope, Paul Robinson, Matthew Greenwood, Gregory King

TP-129: Audit of adaptive servoventilation at the prince charles hospital in the post serve–hf trial era
Amy Reynolds, Deanne Curtin

TP-130: Hypercapnia is not associated with increased complication rates in Motor Neuron Disease (MND) patients undergoing Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) insertion
Ben Kolevski, Peter Wu, John R Wheatley

TP-131: The effect of spectral leakage on the forced oscillation technique
Kris Nilsen, Bruce Thompson

TP-133: Firefighting self-contained breathing apparatus is not an independent risk factor for airway hyperresponsiveness
LM Seccombe, L Buddle, J Brannan, CS Farah

TP-134: Nocturnal angina in severe REM obstructive sleep apnoea
Michelle Tan, Khin Hnin, Sharmalar Rajendran

TP-135: Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection presenting as eisenmenger's syndrome
H Thakkar, M Sebastian, M Munsif

TP-136: Clinical outcomes in patients with REM-related obstructive sleep apnoea treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy
S T Terence Ting, Khaled Al Oweidat, Rita Perri, Sharon Lee, Stephen M Lambert, John R Wheatley

TP-137: Negative predictive value of pulse oxygen saturation cutoffs in excluding resting hypercapnia and overnight hypoventilation in stable patients undergoing sleep studies
Aaron Ting, Jin-Gun Cho, Stephen Lambert, John Wheatley

TP-138: Blood neutrophils relate to lung volume and DLCO in older asthmatics with fixed airflow obstruction
Tonga, KO, Farah, CS, Thamrin, C, King GG

TP-139: How often do continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) users clean their equipment?
Dr Rosianna Wee

TP-140: Efficiency of Oxygen Concentrators in a Simulated Aircraft Cabin Environment
Linda Wu, SuTing (Sandy) Lin, Amir Ghanbari, Jamie McBride, Paul S. Thomas

TPL-015: Two year outcomes of a Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) program in a tertiary hospital demonstrate lower mortality
David Abelson, David Jankelson1 and Dev Banerjee

TPL-016: The effect of early age at menarche on adult lung function
Campbell B, Perret J, Lodge C, Simpson J, Lowe A, Burgess J, Bowatte G, Bui D, Thomas P, Leynaert B, Abramson M, Gómez Real F, Matheson M, Thompson B, Walters EH, Dharmage SC

Primary Care, Lung Cancer and Beyond
TP-141: respManagement of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis in the Kimberley region of Western Australia
J Barton, L Scott, G Maguire

TP-142: Drawing asthma: An exploration of patients’ perceptions and experiences
Melissa Mei Yin Cheung, Bandana Sani, Lorraine Smith

TP-143: Tumour pseudoprogression following stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy for early stage NSCLC
Dr Faisal A Choudhury Dr Andrew Last, >Dr Baerin Houghton

TP-145: Delivering advance care planning to patients with chronic lung disease in a respiratory outreach program
Dimitri A, Sands, MB, Hopkins T, Deady L, McKenzie DK

TP-146: Prevalence of illegal inhalant use among patients undergoing respiratory function tests at western health
Mark Dimitri, Georgette Mchaileh, Mark Lavercombe

TP-147: Palliative care nurses’ attitudes and perceived barriers to COPD-related advance care planning: preliminary findings from a cross-sectional survey study
Dr Rebecca Disler, Dr Tim Luckett, Dr Doranne Donesky, Assoc Prof Louis Irving, Prof David Currow, Lynn Horsfall, Ms Yuxiu Cui, Dr Natasha Smallwood.

TP-148: Respiratory patient experiences in self-managing Emergency Department ‘near-miss’ for breathlessness: a strengths-based qualitative study
Dr Rebecca Disler (presenting), Dr Tim Luckett (CI), Prof Jane Phillips, Prof Miriam Johnson, Ms Maja Garcia, Ms Priyanka Bhattarai, Ms Anne Hutchinson, Prof David Currow, Prof Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman, Ms Bridget Whelan, Dr Phillip Newton, Prof Meera Agar, A/Prof Richard Chye, Dr Caitlin Sheehan, Ms Serra Ivynian, Prof Patricia Davidson

TP-149: A non-invasive ventilation and airway management evidenced-based eLearning resource can be used to transfer knowledge to health care professionals
Judy King, Douglas McKim, Carole LeBlanc,Sandy Lam, Rebecca Taylor-Sussex, Andrew Woolnough, Mike Hendley,,Mika Nonoyama,,Edward Lemaire

TP-150: Case report: Isolated pauci-immune pulmonary capillaritis (IPIPC)
Manoharan, P, A/Prof Adrian Venter

TP-151: Case series report: Primary amyloid lung disease
Manoharan, P, McMullen.L, Fattore J A/Prof Adrian Venter

TP-152: A case of platypnoea orthodeoxia following abdominal surgery
Riddles, T, Blanco, A, Brown, J, Judge, D

TP-153: Impact of streamlined lung cancer triaging on timeliness of care in a quaternary centre
Sarkar P, Ng J, Cherian S, Holmes-Liew CL, Oborn M, Nguyen P

TP-154: EGFR Exon 19 Deletion Related Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Manifesting as Diffuse Pulmonary Miliary Infiltrates
Sahan Pulasthi Semasinghe Bandaralage, Dayna Law, Maninder Singh

TP-155: Is avoidable really avoidable? A review of Thoracic Medicine admissions classified as avoidable in a NSW Teaching Hospital
Harshini Sivaramakrishnan, Elizabeth Veitch, Matthew Peters

TP-156: Primary Pulmonary Leiomyosarcoma presenting as Unrelenting Cough
Thakkar H, Toh J.S., Newnham E

TP-157: Integrated care for COPD: Protocol for a physiotherapist and general practitioner partnership model of care
Wootton SL, McKeough Z, Chan A, Mahadev S, Crone S, Zwar NA, Dennis SM

Respiratory Infectious Diseases
TP-158: Community acquired pneumonia audit tool identifies unwarranted variation in indicators of clinical care to target service improvements
Collett Peter W, Hussein Ahmed, Zajaczkowska Marta, Zang Linda, Drysdale Jess, Barrack Cecily

TP-159: Improving length of stay in community acquired pneumonia
J. Duncan, A. Jee, B. Harris

TP-160: Pneumonia with brachial plexopathy
Ms Anna Elias, Dr Dion Grosser

TP-161: The limited role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae serology and PCR in the diagnosis of mycoplasma infection at the Gold Coast University Hospital
Dr Lee Forman, Dr Petra Derrington, Dr Pathmanathan Sivakumaran

TP-163: Assessment of pneumonia severity score documentation, admission criteria and initial treatment plan of patients with pneumonia in Hornsby hospital in September and October 2015
Khalili Tehrani S, Dodd M, Ogborne M

TP-164: Diabetes screening among active TB patients in WA TB control program using HbA1c. A pilot study
C Lu, R Perera, H Farrah, J Waring

TPL-017: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Queensland, Australia 2000–2014
Baird, Timothy, Eather Geoffrey, Donnan, Ellen, Coulter, Chistopher, Simpson, Graham, Keir, Gregory, Hukins, Craig

TPL-018: Mycobacterium shimoidei – a rare but increasingly recognised pulmonary pathogen
Baird, Timothy, Thomson, Rachel