Programa

08:30

Opening Session

08:50

Non Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis (NCFB): Diagnostic and Evaluation

Abílio Reis & Helena Lucas

Initial workup, why and how to find the aetiology

João Cordeiro

How to use thoracic imaging in the evaluation of NCFB

Rui Cunha

NCFB comorbidity: identification and management

João Neves

Questions

10:10

Coffee-break

10:30

Prognosis and Severity Assessment in NCFB

Virginia Lopes & Alfredo Martins

Role of microbial agents: the good, the bad and the ugly!

Montserrat Vendrell

The role of exacerbations in NCFB patients

Eva Polverino

Severity scores

Luiz Maiz

Questions

11:50

The EMBARC Journey

Eva Polverino & Susana Carreira

What is EMBARC?

James D. Chalmers

First results from the European Registry

James D. Chalmers

How to join EMBARC

Stefano Aliberti

Questions

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Treatment of NCFB

Fernanda Gamboa & Ana Luísa

Role of respiratory rehabilitation: no place like home!

Luísa Soares

When and how to use inhaled antibiotics

Javier de Garcia

More than just antibiotics

Nuno Cortesão

When to call for the surgeon

Fernando Martelo

Questions

15:40

Coffee-break

16:00

How to organize care for NCFB patients

Pilar Azevedo & Eunice Magalhães

What every physician should provide

Adelina Amorim

Is there a place for specialize centres and how should they work?

Stuart Elborn - Skype

The patient point of view

José Manuel Oliveira Teixeira & Margarida Medina

Questions

17:20

Closing Session