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WASOG 2018, Announcement of Best Presentations Awards

By awarding the best oral and poster presentation at the WASOG 2018 conference, a good habit was picked up again. The prizes were awarded in different categories.
The winners will receive a free WASOG membership until January 2021

Best Poster Presentation, Category Sarcoidosis


‘The WASOG Clinical Outcome Status and organ involvement tools in sarcoid patients in Northern Greece’  Abstract


Georgios Spyropoulos1,2, Biologist, Kalliopi Domvri1, Katerina Manika1, Eva Fouka1, Theodoros Kontakiotis1, Associate Professor Despoina Papakosta1

1Out-patient Clinic for Sarcoidosis, Department of Pneumonology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital G. Papanikolaou, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2424 General Military Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

contact and more information: spygeorge@gmail.com


Best Poster Presentation, Category IPF


‘Peripheral oxidative burst correlates with VEGF serum levels in IPF: modulation by anti-fibrotic treatments’  Abstract


Giorgio Emanuele Polistina1, Serena Zanotta2, Gaetano Rea3, Antonietta Coppola1, Domenico Galati2, Marialuisa Bocchino1

1Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery - Federico II University Of Naples, Naples, Italy, 2Department of Hematology and Innovative Therapies - Pascale Fundation National Institute of Cancer, Naples, Italy, 3Department of Radiology - Mon


Best Poster Presentation, Category ILD


‘Poor sleep quality in interstitial lung disease with no sleep disorder’ Abstract


Margarida Afonso1, Vânia Fernandes1, Tiago M Alfaro1,3, Fátima Rodrigues2, Carlos Robalo Cordeiro1,3

1Hospitais Da Universidade De Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, 2Hospital Pulido Valente, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Lisboa, Portugal, 3Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Contact and more information: margaridaiafonso@gmail.com



Best oral Presentation, Category IPF


‘The Impact Of A Network-Based Approach On Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Symptom Duration and Pulmonary Function’ Abstract


Taha Lodhi1, Colm Leonard1, Pilar Rivera-Ortega1, Helen Morris1, Tracey Marshall1, Katherine Zakis1, Theresa Garfoot1, Melanie Greaves1, John Blaikley1, Nazia Chaudhuri1

1 Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom

contact and more information: taha.lodhi@hotmail.co.uk


Best Oral Presentation, Category ILD


‘Predicting outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis related interstitial lung disease’  Abstract


Joseph Jacob1, Nikhil Hirani2, Coline van Moorsel H.M.3,4, Srinivasan Rajagopalan5, John Murchison T.6, Hendrik van Es W.7, Brian Bartholmai J.5, Frouke van Beek T.3, Marjolijn Struik H.L.3,4, Maria Kokosi A.8, Ryoko Egashira9, Anne Laure Brun10, Gary Cross11, Joseph Barnett12, Anand Devaraj12, George Margaritopoulos8, Ronald Karwoski13, Elisabetta Renzoni8, Toby Maher M.8, Athol Wells U.8

1Department of Respiratory Medicine and Centre for Medical Image Computing, University College London, London, UK, 2MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, UK, 3St Antonius ILD Center of Excellence, Department of Pulmonology, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, 4Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands, 5Division of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota, USA, 6Department of Radiology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK, 7Department of Radiology, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, 8Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, 9Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga City, Japan, 10Imaging department, Hôpital Cochin, Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France, 11Department of Radiology, Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, 12Department of Radiology, Royal Brompton Hospital,Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, 13Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, USA

Contact and more information: akelajacob@gmail.com


Best Oral Presentation, Category Sarcoidosis pathophysiology


‘Trigger related phenotypes in sarcoidosis: Does silica induced sarcoidosis exists?’  Abstract


Els Beijer1, B. Meek1, C.A. Seldenrijk1, M. Drent1,3, J.M. Rooijackers2, M. Veltkamp1,4

1Interstitial Lung Diseases Center of Excellence, Department of Pulmonology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, 2Netherlands Expertise Center for Occupational Respiratory Disorders, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 3Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, FHML, University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 4Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Contact and more information: e.beijer@antoniusziekenhuis.nl


Best Oral Presentation, Category diagnostic management sarcoidosis


‘Value of echocardiography for detection of pulmonary hypertension in sarcoidosis’  Abstract


Marloes Huitema1 , Annelies Bakker1, Johannes Mager1, Jan Grutters1,2, Marco Post1

1St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, 2UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Contact and more information: mp.huitema@antoniusziekenhuis.nl