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European Respiratory Journal

A monthly podcast from the European Respiratory Journal, summarising the research findings of a number of papers published in each issue.

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January 2016 - Clinical guidelines for chronic pulmonary aspergillosis

As part of the January issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the new ESCMID/ERS guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis with Prof. David W. Denning from the University of Manchester, UK.

7mins

5 Jan 2016

Rank #1

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January 2019 - World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension

As part of the January issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Section Editor Marc Humbert interviews Nazzareno Galiè (University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy) about a collection of articles in this issue arising from the Sixth World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension.

16mins

29 Oct 2018

Rank #2

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October 2018 - Causal inference studies

As part of the October issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Deputy Chief Editor James Chalmers interviews David Lederer (Editor-in-Chief, Annals of the American Thoracic Society) about the outcome of a recent discussion among respiratory journal editors on the reporting of causal inference studies.

13mins

29 Oct 2018

Rank #3

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September 2018 - Challenges and perspectives in obstructive sleep apnoea

As part of the September issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Section Editor David Gozal interviews Walter McNicholas (St Vincent's University Hospital and University College Dublin, Ireland) about a report by an ad hoc working group of the Sleep Disordered Breathing Group of the European Respiratory Society and the European Sleep Research Society.

27mins

25 Sep 2018

Rank #4

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May 2018 - The STELLAIR study

As part of the May issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Deputy chief editor James Chalmers interviews Marc Humbert (Université Paris-Sud, Faculté de Médecine, Université Paris-Saclay, and AP-HP, Service de Pneumologie, Hôpital Bicêtre, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, and INSERM UMR_S 999, Hôpital Marie Lannelongue, Le Plessis Robinson, France) about omalizumab effectiveness in patients with severe allergic asthma according to blood eosinophil count.

13mins

29 Apr 2018

Rank #5

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April 2018 - Observing dyspnoea in others

As part of the April issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Martin Kolb interviews Andreas von Leupoldt (University of Leuven, Belgium) and Thomas Similowski (Sorbonne Universités and Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière Charles Foix, Paris, France) about how observing dyspnoea in others elicits dyspnoea, negative affect and brain responses.

11mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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January 2018 - The RESPIRE trials

As part of the January issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Deputy chief editor James Chalmers interviews the Anthony De Soyza (Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK) and Timothy Aksamit (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA) about the RESPIRE1 and RESPIRE2 trials of ciprofloxacin in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis. These two global phase III trials enrolled a total of 937 and test two dosing regimens tested (identical dose). The range of treatment estimates favours use of a ciprofloxacin dry powder inhaler (DPI), which was overall, well tolerated, with high compliance and an excellent safety profile. The ciprofloxacin DPI 14-day regimen gave a 144-day delay in the to time to first exacerbation and a 25% reduction in the frequency of exacerbations, and the 28-day regimen gave a 138-day delay in to time to first exacerbation and a 28% reduction in frequency of exacerbations.

18mins

25 Jan 2018

Rank #7

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October 2017 - Lessons from IPF clinical trials over the past 25 years

As part of the October issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the lessons learned from clinical trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis over the past 25 years with Prof. Ganesh Raghu from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

20mins

26 Oct 2017

Rank #8

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September 2017 - The hidden burden of severe asthma

As part of the September issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the publication of the results of a survey of patients with severe asthma with Prof. Helen K. Reddel from the University of Sydney, Sydney, and the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Severe Asthma, Newcastle, Australia.

11mins

26 Oct 2017

Rank #9

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June 2017 - Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis complicating sarcoidosis

As part of the June issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the publication of an original article on chronic pulmonary aspergillosis in advanced pulmonary sarcoidosis with Prof. David Denning from the National Aspergillosis Centre at the University Hospital of South Manchester and the University of Manchester, UK.

14mins

15 Jun 2017

Rank #10

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April 2017 - Exhaled biomarkers in lung disease

As part of the April issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the publication of an ERS technical standard for the measurement of exhaled biomarkers of lung disease with Prof. Ildikó Horváth from the National Korányi Institute of Pulmonology, Budapest, Hungary.

6mins

25 May 2017

Rank #11

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May 2017 - Acute exacerbations in patients with IPF treated with nintedanib

As part of the March issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. On the occasion of World TB Day 2017, chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the publication of a number of new articles on tuberculosis with Prof. G.B. Migliori from the Fondazione S. Maugeri Care and Research Institute, Italy.

13mins

25 May 2017

Rank #12

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January 2017 - The BioSHaRE approach to understanding of the effects of air pollution on asthma

As part of the January issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses a study of the effects of ambient air pollution and traffic noise on asthma with Drs Yutong Cai and Susan Hodgson from Imperial College London, UK.

18mins

12 Dec 2016

Rank #13

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December 2016 - Assessing the worldwide epidemiology of sarcoidosis

As part of the December issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses with Prof. Joachim Müller-Quernheim from the Universität Freiburg, Germany, two major new studies published in the ERJ on the epidemiology of sarcoidosis.

14mins

7 Dec 2016

Rank #14

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October 2016 - Blood eosinophil count as a biomarker in patients with airway disease

As part of the October issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses how blood eosinophil count might be used as a biomarker to direct management of patients with airway disease with Prof. Ian D. Pavord from the University of Oxford, UK.

10mins

3 Oct 2016

Rank #15

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June 2016 - Unfavourable effects of oral anticoagulants on survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

As part of the June issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the effect that anticoagulant therapy can have on survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with Prof. Michael Kreuter from the Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

9mins

1 Jun 2016

Rank #16

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May 2016 - Using resting pulmonary artery pressure to predict abnormal exercise haemodynamics

As part of the May issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief editor Marc Humbert discusses how resting pulmonary artery pressures can be used to predict abnormal exercise haemodynamics with Dr Edmund Lau, the University of Sydney, Australia.

17mins

1 Apr 2016

Rank #17

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October 2015 - New guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension

As part of the October issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts, in which deputy chief editor Anh Tuan Dinh-Xuan discusses the new ESC/ERS guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension with Prof. Marc Humbert.

25mins

5 Oct 2015

Rank #18

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September 2015 - Updating the GINA guidelines for asthma control

As part of the September issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts, in which chief editor Marc Humbert discusses the new GINA guidelines for asthma control with Prof. Helen K. Reddel from the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Australia.

20mins

1 Sep 2015

Rank #19

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August 2015 - Telomeres and pulmonary fibrosis

As part of the August issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the 56th in its series of podcasts, in which chief editor Marc Humbert discusses genetic aspects of familial pulmonary fibrosis with with Prof. Bruno Crestani, Université Paris Diderot, France.

15mins

3 Aug 2015

Rank #20