Imperial College London

ProfessorMichaelPolkey

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Professor of Respiratory Medicine
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7351 8029m.polkey

 
 
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Location

 

Respiratory MuscRoyal BromptonRoyal Brompton Campus

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Summary

 

Guest Lectures

Pathophysiology of Weaning Failure :Respiratory Muscle Pump: peripheral function, International Consensus Conference in Intensive Care Medicine, Budapest, Hungary, 2005

Ventilatory support in motor neurone disease; why, when and how, Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland, Downing College, Cambridge, UK, 1996

Update on Respiratory Muscle Testing, 10th International Conference on home mechanical ventilation, Lyon, France, 2005

NIV in COPD; current concepts, 6th National Congress Chinese Respiratory Society, Shenyang, China, 2004

Pulmonary rehabilitation; muscle loading versus NIV mediated unloading, European Respiratory Society, Glasgow, UK, 2004

Transcranial magnetic stimulation, University of Chicago, USA, 2003

Respiratory muscles, Postgraduate Course in Respiratory Biology, Leicester, UK, 2003

Respiratory muscle weakness, ARTP Conference, Stratford on Avon, UK, 2003

Value of the apnoea-hypopnea index in obstructive sleep apnoea; pro-con debate, British Sleep Society, Robinson College, Cambridge, UK, 2002

Monitoring respiratory muscle function in the ICU, European Respiratory Society, Stockholm, Sweden, 2002

Evaluation of muscle strength, American Thoracic Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2002

Fatigue and Exercise Limitation, German Pneumonology Society, Bochum, Germany, 2002

Breathlessness seminar for palliative care physicians, Downing College, Cambridge, UK, 2001

Drugs for respiratory muscles, European Respiratory Society, Berlin, Germany, 2001

Physiology.... still relevant?, British Thoracic Society, London, UK, 2000

Clinical significance of respiratory muscle changes in COPD, European Respiratory Society, Madrid, Spain, 1999

Assessment and training of the respiratory muscles, European Respiratory Society, Madrid, Spain, 1999

Respiratory muscles for the clinician, European Seminars in Respiratory Medicine, St Moritz, Switzerland, 1999

Ventilation during exercise, European Conference on Respiratory Failure, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK, 1999

Current developments in COPD, Mediterranean Medical Society, Samos, Greece, 1998

Expiratory muscles; diagnosis to treatment, University of Goteborg, Sweden, 1998

COPD and muscles, European Conference on Respiratory Failure, London, UK, 1997

ALS: when to begin NIV, 10th International Conference on home mechanical ventilation, Lyon, France, 2005