UNAIR NEWS – There was something special for Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) in 20th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 3-6, 2015. The sweet memory is still fresh as in that international scientific forum, eight research papers from UNAIR Faculty of Medicine Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine were accepted and presented in the congress.
”In this annual APSR attended by almost 10,000 participants , usually only 2 or 3 papers accepted from one university. But this time eight papers from UNAIR were accepted and presented,” said Prof. Dr. Muhammad Amin, dr., Sp.P(K), the head of the team from UNAIR Faculty of Medicine Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, on Tuesday, February 2 in his office.
According to Prof. Muh Amin, APSR congress is held by professional organization in the field of respirology, in different locations in Asia Pacific and UNAIR Faculty of Medicine Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine always participate in each congress.
Every congress is attended by almost ten thousands participants from all around the world, with experts as speakers, from Asia Pacific or other regions in the world. Other than presentations of experts, participants can also participate to present their researches in the form of oral presentations or posters.
“Eight papers accepted from UNAIR in Congress of APSR 2015 were the most papers accepted from any other universities in Indonesia attended the congress,” added Prof. Muh Amin, who is also the Head of UNAIR Academic Senate. He also said that UNAIR was there in a team of ten, from lecturers and students of PPDS Pulmonology.
The titles of UNAIR papers presented in Congress of APSR 2015 are as follows:
|1.||Prof. Dr. Muhammad Amin, dr., Sp.P(K), Bintang Bestari, dr., Adhari Ajipurnomo, dr.||1. MersCo-V Screening for Indonesian Hajj Pilgrims Returning Home from Mecca.
2. Factors Associated with Asthma Control in Soetomo Hospital Surabaya.
|2.||Winariani Koesoemoprodjo, dr., Sp.P(K), MARS, FCCP||Correlations between Blood Level and Lung Function Test on Surabaya-Sidoarjo Highway Workers.|
|3.||Isnu Pradjoko, dr., Sp.P(K)||– participant|
|4.||Resti Yudhawati Meliana, dr., Sp.P(K)||The Relationship of Il-4 Level with Chest X-Ray and Sputum Positioning in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients.|
|5.||Arief Bakhtiar, dr., Sp.P||Chronic Foreign Body Aspiration Presenting as Intrabronchial Tumor.|
|6.||Wiwin Is Effendi, dr., Sp.P||Pathogenesis of Benign Papillaty Mesothelioma|
|7.||Desilia Atikawati, dr||Sequele of Tuberculosis with Recurrent Hemoptysis.|
|8.||Mokhammad Muklis, dr||Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombosis of Superior Vena Cava Mimiching Mediastinal Tumor.|
Other than presenting papers, all participants from UNAIR also followed all scientific programs of the congress until the closing ceremony. It was done in order to get the latest knowledge presented by the respiratory experts from many countries. (*)
Author: Bambang Bes