CHEST Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Chest Physicians’ CHEST Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CHEST, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Best of CHEST: Updates in asthma, COPD, bronchoscopy and more

November 18, 2019
This year’s CHEST Annual Meeting, held from Oct. 19 to 23 in New Orleans, highlighted important research and issues in pulmonary, critical care…
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Dual bronchodilator therapy bests monotherapy in COPD patients not using inhaled corticosteroids

November 5, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In a post hoc analysis of pooled data from four phase 3 studies, combination therapy with tiotropium plus olodaterol resulted in…
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Inhaled nitric oxide improves exercise capacity in patients at risk for pulmonary fibrosis-related pulmonary hypertension

November 5, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with pulmonary fibrosis who are at risk for pulmonary hypertension experienced improvements in physical activity after…
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Dupilumab reduces severe asthma exacerbations regardless of early improvements in lung function

November 5, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In a post hoc analysis of the LIBERTY ASTHMA VENTURE study, treatment with dupilumab resulted in reduced severe asthma…
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Robotic bronchoscopy improves diagnostic yield for peripheral pulmonary nodules

November 4, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — When compared with existing technologies, robotic bronchoscopy increased the ability to localize and successfully puncture small…
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Dupilumab benefit persists regardless of age at asthma onset

November 1, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In a post hoc analysis of the LIBERTY ASTHMA QUEST study, treatment with dupilumab reduced severe exacerbations and improved lung…
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Genomic sequencing classifier may improve management of indeterminate pulmonary nodules

October 30, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — A genomic sequencing classifier can help identify the probability of malignancy for patients with lung nodules and improve the…
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Dupilumab benefit persists regardless of age at asthma onset

October 30, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In a post hoc analysis of the LIBERTY ASTHMA QUEST study, treatment with dupilumab reduced severe exacerbations and improved lung…
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Physicians, patients may overestimate asthma control

October 29, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — New data demonstrate that physicians and patients with severe asthma frequently overestimated asthma control, suggesting a need…
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Triple combination COPD therapy beneficial in patients without exacerbation history

October 25, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — A subgroup analysis of the KRONOS study showed the reduction in COPD exacerbations observed with the triple fixed-dose…

Meeting Calendar

CHEST Annual Meeting

October 19, 2019 - October 23, 2019

  • Location: New Orleans, LA
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