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Thorax. 2019 Aug 5. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213680. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-213680. [Epub ahead of print]

Review of the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2018, 5-7 December 2018, London, UK.

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1
Nottingham NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Amanda.Goodwin@nottingham.ac.uk.
2
COPD and Asthma Section, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, London, UK.
3
Nottingham NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

The Winter Meeting of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) is a platform for the latest clinical and scientific research in respiratory medicine. This review summarises some key symposia and presentations from the BTS Winter Meeting 2018.

METHODS:

Key symposia and research presentations from the BTS Winter Meeting 2018 were attended and reviewed by the authors.

RESULTS:

The seminal messages from the latest clinical and scientific research covering a range of respiratory diseases, including asthma, interstitial lung disease, infection, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary vascular disease, pleural disease and occupational lung disease were summarised in this review.

DISCUSSION:

The BTS Winter Meeting 2018 brought the very best of respiratory research to an audience of scientists, physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. The Winter Meeting continues to be a highlight of the UK respiratory research calendar, and we look forward to the next meeting in December 2019.

KEYWORDS:

COPD pathology; asthma; cystic fibrosis; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; occupational lung disease; pleural disease; primary pulmonary hypertension; respiratory infection

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