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Key Themes

Key themes

Cardiology

  • Cardiac electrophysiology and treatment of arrhythmias
  • Coronary disease: pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapies
  • Metabolic cardiology: prevention, cardiometabolic risk and rehabilitation
  • Valvular heart disease: pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment

Respirology

  • Sleep respiratory disorders: mechanisms, therapies and cardiometabolic risk
  • Asthma: pathophysiology and interventions
  • Aerobiology and respiratory health
  • Chronic lung diseases: pathophysiology, muscle wasting and exercise intolerance
  • Pulmonary oncology
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases

Obesity-Metabolism

  • Regulation of energy balance: central and peripheral mechanisms
  • Tissue and cell metabolism of energy: endocrine and molecular aspects
  • Mechanisms of obesity and diabetes complications
  • Impact of bariatric surgery on morbid obesity and its complications
  • Obesity treatment/prevention interventions and their effectiveness