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CHEST 2017: American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting

October 28 - November 01, 2017; Toronto, Canada

October 28 - November 01, 2017 Toronto, Canada

Conference News

Popular News From CHEST 2016

  • New Inhaled Antibiotic Promising in Bronchiectasis New Inhaled Antibiotic Promising in Bronchiectasis An inhaled powder form of ciprofloxacin is effective for patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, an orphan disease with no approved treatments, results from a phase 3 suggest.
  • Bedside Imaging Can Gauge Dysfunction in Pulmonary Embolism Bedside Imaging Can Gauge Dysfunction in Pulmonary Embolism Point-of-care ultrasound can be used by fellows to triage patients with acute pulmonary embolism easily and quickly, without sacrificing accuracy, new research shows, but not everyone agrees.
  • Benefit of Antifibrotics in Pulmonary Fibrosis Debated Benefit of Antifibrotics in Pulmonary Fibrosis Debated Patients with pulmonary fibrosis appear to be helped by antifibrotic treatment, irrespective of disease severity, report investigators of four post hoc exploratory analyses, but more study is needed.

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