CHEST 2013 will feature "world-renowned experts from every corner of clinical pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, as well as pulmonary procedures." Attendees will also have access to "an abundance of lively interactive sessions," as well as "more hands-on, skill-based simulation than ever before." Other features include "innovative case- and problem-based sessions, small-group interactive discussions, self-study stations, and distinguished offerings in leadership development."
Risk Factors Such as Male Gender, Residual Thrombosis, and High D-Dimer Suggest Patients with Pulmonary Embolism Should Consider Remaining on Oral Anticoagulants
Guidelines to be released later this year by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) suggest that bronchial thermoplasty may be an effective treatment for moderate to severe asthma patients, for whom inhaled corticosteroids have provided unsatisfactory results.