Date: July 5, 2020 (Sunday)



Moderators: Tudor Toma, MD (UK) & Spasoje Popevic, MD (Serbia)

Lecturers & Topics:

  1. Lina Zuccatosta, MD (Italy) - Bronchoscopy for diagnosis and management of COVID complications
  2. Ahmed Al Halfawy, MD (Egypt) - Bronchoscopy for usual diagnostic indications: when and how?
  3. Mohamed Munavvar, MD (UK) - Gone with the wind: permanent changes for the performance of bronchoscopy when the pandemic fades away?
  4. Q & A

Pre-webinar reading:

  1. The Use of Bronchoscopy during the COVID-19 Pandemic: CHEST/AABIP Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Wahidi MM, Shojaee S, Lamb CR, Ost D, Maldonado F, Eapen G, Caroff DA, Stevens MP, Ouellette DR, Lilly C, Gardner DD, Glisinski K, Pennington K, Alalawi R. Chest. 2020 Apr 30. pii: S0012-3692(20)30850-3.
  2. Performing Bronchoscopy in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Practice Statement from an International Expert Panel. Luo F, Darwiche K, Singh S, Torrego A, Steinfort DP, Gasparini S, Liu D, Zhang W, Fernandez-Bussy S, Herth FJF, Shah PL. Respiration. 2020 Apr 28:1-6.
  3. Summarizing societal guidelines regarding bronchoscopy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lentz RJ, Colt H. Respirology. 2020 Apr 11. doi: 10.1111/resp.13824


  • Post-Course Knowledge Assessment - sent to all registered participants