• task force
  • 1 ERS/ESTS task force co-chair. (ersjournals.com)
  • A joint task force of multidisciplinary experts on the functional evaluation of lung cancer patients was endorsed by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Society of Thoracic Surgery (ESTS) in order to draw up recommendations and provide clinicians with clear, up-to-date guidelines on fitness for surgery and chemo-radiotherapy. (ersjournals.com)
  • In this view, this task force also aimed to review the literature on the assessment of acute and long-term risks related to chemo-radiotherapy, to determine if the surgical criteria could be "re-calibrated" for radiotherapy and chemotherapy. (ersjournals.com)
  • The remit of the task force was also to make recommendations, for patients who are not eligible for surgery, on alternative nonsurgical treatments. (ersjournals.com)
  • The task force was composed of 14 invited participants, identified on the basis of their expertise in the area of lung cancer. (ersjournals.com)
  • Positive
  • There are a number of different ACT's such as the active cycle of breathing technique, high-frequency chest wall oscillations, positive expiratory pressure (PEP) and oscillatory PEP. (springer.com)