Theme: Every breath counts: Halt the rise of COPD

COPD 2019

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COPD 2019

Lung Diseases Asthma and allergy Cardiovascular Risk and COPD
Pathogenesis of COPD Lung cancer Airway and Therapeutic Devices
CO-Morbidities in COPD Management of COPD Pulmonary diseases-Treatment and therapies
COPD Exacerbations Diagnostic Evaluation of COPD Pediatric Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep
Epidemiology of COPD Pulmonary Hypertension Environmental and Occupational lung Disease
COPD Therapeutics Lung Transplantation Self-Management and Prevention of COPD

 

Lung Diseases

Lung Diseases are the absolute most basic medical condition in the world. Smoking, infections, and genetics are main cause for lung diseases. The lungs are a piece of mechanical assembly, growing and loosening up a great many occasions every day to get oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. Lung infection can result from part of the lung.

Lung Transplantation

lung transplant expels an individual's diseased lung and replaces it with a healthy one. The healthy lung originates from a benefactor who has died. Lung transplants are utilized for individuals who are probably going to die from lung diseases within 1 to 2 years. Their conditions are severe to different medications, for example, drugs or breathing gadgets, no longer work. Lung transplants regularly are utilized to treat individuals who have serious COPD, Cystic fibrosis, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Alpha-1 antitrypsin inadequacy and pulmonary hypertension.

Respiratory Infections

Respiratory Tract infection (RTI) includes various infectious diseases of the respiratory tract. An infection of this type classified as upper respiratory tract infection (URI or URTI) or a lower respiratory tract infection (LRI or LRTI).

Upper respiratory tract infections include pharyngitis, laryngitis, tonsillitis, and certain types of influenza, sinusitis, otitis media and the common cold. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis and pneumonia

Asthma and allergy

Allergy occurs when the immune system in an individual responds to allergens which are substances in condition that don't cause issues for many people. This response prompts irritation (redness and swelling) that causes unfavorably susceptible conditions, which can influence different parts  of the body, for example, hypersensitive rhinitis, skin inflammation or urticaria, hypersensitivity and asthma.

Individuals with asthma experience a narrowing of the airway routes in the lungs, which obstructs the stream of air into and out of the lungs.

Pathogenesis of COPD

Pathologic changes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) happen in the large (central) airway routes, the little (peripheral) bronchioles, and the lung parenchyma. Most instances of COPD are the consequence of introduction to noxious stimuli,, regularly tobacco smoke. The normal inflammatory response is enhanced in people inclined to COPD advancement. Increased quantities of activated polymorphonuclear leukocytes and macrophages discharge elastases in a way that can't be neutralized viably by antiproteases, bringing about lung destruction.

CO-Morbidities in COPD

Comorbidities like heart disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus and psychological disorders are generally reported in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tobacco smoking is a hazard factor for huge numbers of these comorbidities just as for COPD, making it hard to draw conclusions about the connection among COPD and these comorbidities.

COPD Exacerbations

Exacerbations drive wellbeing status and contribute to disease enhancement and exacerbation prevention is a key objective for treatment of COPD. Most of COPD exacerbations are activated by respiratory viral and bacterial infections.

Epidemiology of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a main source of world-wide mortality and disability. On average ∼5– 15% of adults in industrialized nations have COPD characterized by spirometry. In 1990, COPD was determined as at the twelfth position worldwide reason for consolidated mortality and disability but it is expected to be the fifth cause by 2020

COPD has an chronic long-lasting course with irreversible decrease of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), increasing nearness of dyspnoea and other respiratory manifestations, and dynamic decay of wellbeing status. After analysis the 10-yr survival rate is ∼50% with more than 33% of patients dying because of respiratory inadequacy.

Management of COPD

COPD management plan includes

(1) evaluate and screen disease

(2) reduce risk factors

(3) manage stable COPD

(4) manage exacerbations.

Prevention of COPD

COPD can be prevented by avoiding tobacco exposure and toxic fumes. Vaccination against viral influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae is prescribed.

Lung cancer

Lung cancer is a condition where cells multiply in the lungs uncontrollably. This causes the development of tumors that decrease an individual's capacity to breathe. This development can spread beyond the lung by the process of metastasis into close-by tissue or different parts of the body.

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial Lung Disease is a general class that includes a wide range of lung conditions. All interstitial lung diseases influence the interstitium, a part of the lungs' anatomic structure.

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a kind of hypertension that influences the supply routes in your lungs and the right side of your heart.

Cardiovascular Risk and COPD

Individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) have a higher inclination and mortality from cardiovascular diseases, and diminishing cardiovascular mortality is the target region for decreasing mortality in individuals with COPD.

Therapeutic Devices & Evaluation

The common lung function tests are Spirometry, Chest X-ray, CT scan, Arterial blood gas analysis, Ventilation perfusion scan, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Exhaled Nitric Oxide Test, Methacholine Challenge Test and many more.

Pulmonary diseases-Treatment and therapies

Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep

Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep includes various diseases related pulmonary diseases, sleep disorders and its critical care

Occupational & Environmental lung Disease

Occupational & Environmental lung diseases are group of diseases caused by the inhalation of dust, chemicals, or proteins. The severity of the disease is identified with the material inhaled and the intensity of exposure.

Some of the Occupational Lung diseases are Asthma, Bronchiolitis Obliterans, COPD, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Pneumoconiosis.

Some of the Environmental lung diseases caused by Arsenic, Asbestos, BCME, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Coal dust, Diesel exhaust, Indium lung, Nickel, Silica and Tobacco smoke etc

 

Conference Series Ltd  is overwhelmed to announce the commencement of 9th International Conference on COPD and Lungs” to be held during August 19-20, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. The upcoming conference will be organized around the theme "Every breath counts: Halt the rise of COPD".

COPD 2019 conference brings together individuals who have an interest in the field of Respiratory and Pulmonary Disease relating to diversified topics like COPD, emphysema, asthma, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, other pulmonary diseases and therapeutics. It is a forum to explore issues of mutual concern as well as exchange knowledge, share evidence and ideas, and generate solutions.

Target Audience:

This event is suited to anyone with an academic or professional interest in COPD and its research; including Researchers, Senior scientists, Pulmonologists, Professors, Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare Professionals, Pharmacologists, Clinicians, Directors of Association and Societies, Postgraduate students and those who work in research and development of pharmaceuticals and related technology

Scope and Importance:

Pulmonary health has a particular interest on the impact changes in respiratory care and the awareness is increasing every year, and therefore COPD 2019 encourages submissions from researchers based in USA, Europe and Asian countries.

The challenge of the field is to evaluate current promising interventions rigorously, address emerging issues such as synthesizing ever-increasing research findings, and develop innovative dissemination and communication strategies.

COPD 2019 provides a platform that helps authors to share their knowledge with a wider audience, and sustains a rapid process for submissions resulting in high quality publications. We further aim to contribute towards reducing the inequity in publications from low- and middle-income countries. Our audience is global and we intend to share research results in COPD from all parts of the world.

Why to Attend?

  • Opportunity to meet world’s Pulmonology Experts
  • Keynote forums by renowned Physicians & Professors
  • Plenary talks and Poster presentations by global experts
  • Best platform for Global business and networking opportunities
  • Oral & Poster presentations by Young Researchers
  • Best poster & Young Research Forum awards

Who to attend?

Faculty Members and Researchers:

  •  Keynote Speech
  •  Plenary Speech
  •  Poster Presentation
  •  Symposium (4-5 member team)        
  •  Workshop

Universities, Associations & Societies:

  •   Association Partnering
  •   Academic Partnering  
  •   Group Participation

Students and Research Scholars:

  •   Poster Competition (Best Poster Award)       
  •   Young Researcher Forum (YRF Award)
  •   Group Participation  

Business Delegates:

  •   Speaker Presentations
  •   Symposium hosting   
  •   Book Launch event   
  •   Networking opportunities      
  •   Audience participation

Product Manufacturers:

  •   Exhibitor and Vendor booths
  •   Sponsorship opportunities
  •   Product launch
  •   Workshop
  •   Scientific Partnering
  •   Marketing and Networking with clients

 

Major COPD Research Associations around Asia Pacific

COPD Patient Organization of Vietnam

COPD Patients Club Kyrgyzstan

COPD Club of Northern Thailand

Asian Pacific Society of Respirology

Chinese COPD Patient Education Organziation

Major COPD Research Associations around Globe

Alpha-1 Foundation

American Association for Respiratory Care

American College of Chest Physicians

American College of Emergency Physicians

American College of Physicians

American Lung Association

Canadian Lung Association (CLA)

COPD Foundation

Target Audience:

• Directors, Board Members, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Deans and Head of the Departments

• COPD Students, Scientists, Faculty

• Medical Colleges

• COPD Associations and Societies

• Business Entrepreneurs, Pharmaceutical companies

Universities Associated with COPD 2017

Major Universities on COPD Research

Kumamoto University, Japan

Tokyo National Hospital, Japan

KindaiUniversity, Japan

Okayama University, Japan

Medi7 Bentleigh, Australia

Macquarie University, Australia

Australian national university, Australia

Charles Darwin University Casoria Australia

Curtin University Bentley, Australia

Dar Al Uloom University, Saudi Arabia

Iqbal Chest Centre, Bangladesh

Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Linnaeus University, Sweden

University Of California Los Angeles, United States

Columbia University Medical Center, United States

Harvard University, United States

Global Market research on COPD

The global COPD market is estimated to currently be worth $11.3 billion, and is forecast to reach

a value of $15.6 billion by 2019. The drugs driving this growth include once-daily LABA/LAMA

fixed-dose combinations such as QVA-149, umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol and olodaterol/tiotropium.

The opportunity in the U.S. and China asthma and COPD drugs market is slated to rise from a valuation of US$13.0 bn in 2015 to be worth US$18.7 bn by 2024. If these values hold true, the market is likely to expand at a modest CAGR of 4.1% therein.

North America leads the global market for asthma &COPD drugs and devices. North America was followed by Europe in terms of market capitalization. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest regional market for asthma and COPD owing to the increased incidence of asthma & other respiratory diseases in industrial regions.

The current asthma and COPD market is primarily driven by increasing patient population. It is also growing due to factors such as price erosion and expiry of patents of leading drug brands in the market. However, it is estimated that in the next five years, the global asthma and COPD drug market is expected to grow slowly and steadfast. The COPD segment was projected to be worth USD 10,593.2 million and is expected to reach USD 12,619.8 million in 2017.

In Europe, LABA / ICS combinations and LTA (Montelukast) drugs are more popular for asthma and COPD treatment.

Top few companies in this global market:

AstraZeneca

GlaxoSmithKline

F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Novartis and Merck

Abbott

Amgen

Actavis

Boehringer Ingelheim

Cipla

Glenmark

Pfizer

Ranbaxy

Sunovion

Vectura

Global COPD & Asthma Devices Market, By Product

Inhalers

Nebulizers

Inhalers accounted for the major market and is expected to continue its dominance till 2020

Global COPD & Asthma Devices Market, By Geography

North America

Europe

Asia-Pacific

LAMEA

LAMEA region would exhibit the highest CAGR of 4.9% during 2017-2020

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