Schedule: Live Sessions


Preview the Sessions That Took Place Live at CHEST 2020

All live session recordings are now available for CHEST 2020 registrants through the “Live Sessions” section of CHEST 2020 lobby. 

Please note:
This agenda only shows the live CHEST 2020 sessions.
View the CHEST 2020 On Demand sessions.

Obstructive Lung Diseases in Women – Is There a Difference?

Obstructive lung diseases are commonly encountered in clinical practice and encompass a broad spectrum of diseases, including asthma, COPD, and non-CF bronchiectasis. Recent data suggests that gender differences exist in epidemiological and phenotypic manifestations of these diseases. However, clinicians may be unaware of these discrepancies, leading to potential delays in diagnosis and lack of understanding of the nuances in treatment responses. Using case-based presentations as...

March of the Machines: Integration of Artificial Intelligence Algorithms in Pulmonary Imaging

Digital revolution over the last decade has helped with big data collection in healthcare, and effective means of storage. Computer-aided diagnostics is an emerging field in medical diagnostics. It employs various methods of machine learning (ML), such as deep, supervised, and semi-supervised learning, to analyze datasets and derive conclusion based on algorithmic, high-level abstraction. Various groups...

Noninvasive Ventilation in Ambulatory COPD

Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has been used increasingly for COPD. This session discusses the COPD phenotype that most benefits NIV as well as how to titrate these patients. Additionally, the session will cover the management of COPD patients with obstructive sleep apnea overlap.

Pro/Con Debate: Uncertainties in Treating COPD

There are numerous clinical uncertainties in treating patients with COPD. These include: 1) Whether initial therapy for symptomatic COPD (Group B) should be a single bronchodilator as recommended by the GOLD committee OR whether initial therapy should be a combination LABA/LAMA bronchodilator; and 2) Should a patient's peak inspiratory flow be measured before prescribing a dry powder inhaler? National experts on COPD will...

The CHEST 2020 schedule is subject to change.