Angioedema

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Angioedema

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Angioedema" returned 432 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sustained response of recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor for acute treatment of hereditary angioedema attacks.
 

Author(s): Jonathan A Bernstein, Anurag Relan, Joseph R Harper, Marc Riedl

Journal: Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol.. 2017 Apr;118(4):452-455.

 

Symptoms of hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks can recur soon after initial treatment; the durability of response for recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor (rhC1INH) treatment is unknown.

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2017

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Screening for hereditary angioedema (HAE) at 13 emergency centers in Osaka, Japan: A prospective observational study.
 

Author(s): Tomoya Hirose, Futoshi Kimbara, Masahiro Shinozaki, Yasuaki Mizushima, Hidehiko Yamamoto, Masashi Kishi, Takeyuki Kiguchi, Shigeru Shiono, Mitsuhiro Noborio, Akihiro Fuke, Hiroshi Akimoto, Takaaki Kimura, Shinichiro Kaga, Takahiko Horiuchi, Takeshi Shimazu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(6):e6109.

 

Hereditary angioedema (HAE) with deficiency of C1 inhibitor (C1-INH) is an autosomal-dominant disease characterized by recurrent episodes of potentially life-threatening angioedema. The objective is to study the incidence of HAE among patients who visit the emergency department.This ...

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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A Case of Miller Fisher Syndrome, Thromboembolic Disease, and Angioedema: Association or Coincidence?
 

Author(s): Nooshin Salehi, Eric D Choi, Roger C Garrison

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BACKGROUND Miller Fisher Syndrome is characterized by the clinical triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia, and is considered to be a variant of Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Miller Fisher Syndrome is observed in approximately 1-5% of all Guillain-Barre cases in Western countries. ...

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017

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The terms "Angioedema" returned 46 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current and future therapies for the treatment of histamine-induced angioedema.
 

Author(s): Christine James, Jonathan A Bernstein

Journal: Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2017 Feb;18(3):253-262.

 

Angioedema, a sudden, self-limited swelling of localized areas of any part of the body that may or may not be associated with urticaria, is thought to be the result of a mast-cell mediated process versus a bradykinin etiology. Understanding the mechanism is key in determining the ...

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2017

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Novelties in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Angioedema.
 

Author(s): M Cicardi, C Suffritti, F Perego, S Caccia

Journal: J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2016 ;26(4):212-21; quiz two pages after page 221.

 

Angioedema is defined as local, noninflammatory, self-limiting edema that is circumscribed owing to increased leakage of plasma from the capillaries located in the deep layers of the skin and the mucosae. Two mediators, histamine and bradykinin, account for most cases of angioedema. ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Bradykinin-mediated angioedema.
 

Author(s): Krystyna Obtułowicz

Journal: Pol. Arch. Med. Wewn.. 2016 ;126(1-2):76-85.

 

Angioedema and urticaria often constitute a challenge in daily clinical practice. They may either co- -occur or present as independent conditions. They are characterized by a complex pathomechanism, and their symptoms may be triggered by diverse factors. These differences are crucial ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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Treatment of Idiopathic Angioedema With Xolair as Add-on Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Angioedema

 

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2017

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Safety of Ruconest in 2-13 Year Old Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Angioedema

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2016

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Study of BCX7353 as a Treatment for Attacks of Hereditary Angioedema
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

 

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2017

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