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8-12 July, 2012 Paris, FRANCE
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WORLD FEDERATION OF HEMOPHILIA

WFH 2012 World Congress

 

8-12 July, 2012 Paris, FRANCE
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Tu-52 Collaborative Study for the Establishmen.. JiSuk Seo .. Yoo-kyoung Lee, Dong-hoon Ryu,.. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Mo-52 PHARMMACOECONOMIC EVALUATION WITH AN ACT.. alessandro gringeri .. .. Health and Social Economics.. - -
We-52 Managing major surgical operations in a .. Naresh Gupta .. AK Mittal, Sartaj Ali.. Clinical Issues and Trials.. - -
Mo-53 COST OF ILLNESS ANALYSIS OF HAEMOPHILIA .. Flavia Kheiraoui .. C. Cadeddu, S. Capizzi, S.Capr.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
Tu-53 The stability of FVIII in cold condition.. Rahajuningsih Dharma Setiabudy .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Tu-54 A case of inhibitor to factor IX in a tw.. skhiri rania .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Mo-55 Budget impact of FVIII concentrates taki.. Giuseppe Turchetti .. Francesco Fusco;Paolo A. Corte.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
Mo-56 A cost-effective provincial redistributi.. Sarah Crymble .. Georgina FlorosDr. Jerome Teit.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
Tu-57 2D-DIGE As a Tool to Analyze Lot-to-Lot .. Peter L. Turecek .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Mo-58 Antihemophilic factors (AH) : comparativ.. ELODIE PHILIPPE .. .. Health and Social Economics.. - -
Tu-58 Influence of expression of recombinant h.. Peter L. Turecek .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Tu-59 Establishment of a manufacturing process.. Peter L. Turecek .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Mo-59 Disarray to Distinction: fast track rest.. Wing Au .. Bonnie Kho, Henry Lam, Vincent.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
We-59 Safety of continuous rFVIII-FS infusions.. Angela Lambing .. Philip Kuriakose, MDLinda Mary.. Clinical Issues and Trials.. - -
Tu-60 Susceptibility of von Willebrand factor .. Peter L. Turecek .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Mo-60 Telemedicine in Haemophilia: Virtual Con.. JOSÉ ANTONIO AZNAR .. Marco A; Jaca M; Pérez-Alenda .. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
Mo-61 A project to establish a clinical and so.. Franco backhaus .. Franco Backhaus, Andrea Buzzi .. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
Tu-62 Development of a large scale production .. Peter L. Turecek .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Tu-63 Functional characterization of BAX 855, .. Peter L. Turecek .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
Tu-64 Assessment of preclinical safety for BAX.. Barbara Dietrich .. .. Clotting Factor Concentrates.. - -
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Thunderstorm-related asthma in patients sensitised to olea europaea pollen: twenty emergency department visits for asthmatic symptoms in one single day Losappio, Laura1; Heffler, Enrico2; Falco, Antonio1; Contento, Francesco1; Cannito, Cosimo1; Rolla, Giovanni2 1"Dimiccoli" Hospital, Emergency Department, Barletta, Italy; 2University of Torino - AO Mauriziano "Umberto I", Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Torino, Italy

Background: Associations between thunderstorm and asthma morbidity have been reported in several countries. Common to all epidemics of thunderstorm-related asthma is a significant increase in atmospheric allergen load during and immediately after a thunderstorm. Sensitization to Alternaria species or to grass and parietaria pollens has been suggested to play a key role in thunderstorm-related asthma. The only reported event of thunderstorm-related asthma in Mediterranean area was attributed to sensitization to parietaria pollen.

Method: here we describe a series of 20 patients who presented to Emergency Department in Barletta (94,000 inhabitants), Puglia (Italy) for sudden and severe asthmatic symptoms between May 27th and 28th 2010 (from15:36 to 5:02), immediately after a violent thunderstorm which occurred following a very hot morning (mean temperature: 29°C). All the patients have been subsequently visited by an allergist and underwent allergological work-up which included skin prick tests and a careful clinical history. Local pollen counts were available.

Result: Between May 10th and June 10th 2010, 86 Emergency Department asthma visits were recorded, 20 of them during the study day. Patients' mean age was 44.25 +/- 18.5 years (range: 9-81), 8/20 females, 2 smokers, 16 with a previous history of known respiratory allergy. Only two patients regularly took anti-asthma drugs. All 20 patients were sensitized to Olea europaea pollen, 7 of whom were monosensitized. Ten patients were sensitized to grass, 7 to parietaria, 5 to compositae, 5 to cypress, 5 to house dust mites, 3 to dog and 1 to cat danders. No patient was sensitized to Alternaria. Mean pollen count was 17 granules/m3 for Olea europaea, 6 granules/m3 for grass pollen.

Conclusion: This is, in our knowledge, the second epidemic of thunderstorm related asthma described in Mediterranean area and the first one in which sensitization to Olea europaea played a key-role. In conclusion, our report indicates that thunderstorm asthma may involve different allergens (not only fungal spores and grass or parietaria pollen) in different geographic areas, depending on the seasonality of thunderstorms and allergenic pollen.

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