CHENGDU, China, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, Professor Rodriguez-Roisin, the first and present Chairman of the Global Initiative Committee for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, the first Chairman of the European Respiratory Society, and also the Dean of the medical school of the University of Barcelona in Spain, visited West China Hospital of Sichuan University upon invitation. During his stay, Professor Rodriguez-Roisin gave academic reports and visited the respiratory medical wards and the Respiratory Diseases Research Dept. in West China Hospital.
In the afternoon, Professor Rodriguez-Roisin gave speeches on the 2011 Update of Guide to World COPD Prevention and Treatment and The Rebuilding and Treatment of COPD Pulmonary Vascular in the Angel Hotel. More than one hundred clinical doctors and postgraduates from West China Hospital and other major hospitals in Sichuan province were among the audience.
The visit of Professor Rodriguez-Roisin this time has brought the cutting-edge philosophy and technology in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases, which will not only enhance the China-EU exchanges in the area of respiratory disease but also promote the clinical innovation and application in the state-level key disciplines, improve the clinical diagnosis, treatment and research in the new technology, and above all, strengthen the international cooperation between China and Europe in the innovative clinical academic research.