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63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society for Haematology

 

23 - 25 April 2023, Birmingham
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63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society for Haematology

 

23 - 25 April 2023, Birmingham
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EP-109 The Use of Fibroscans in Patients with G.. Devi Purushothaman .. .. 06. Red Cell Disorders.. - -
EP-111 Evaluation of serum albumin and trace el.. Olivier Mukuku .. .. 06.1 Red Cell Disorders - Paediatric.. - -
EP-112 Association of Platelet Integrin aIIb3 P.. Lamyaa Ali .. Fathalrahman Hassan.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-113 A PNH case presenting with stent thrombo.. Rachael Biggart .. Claire Davies, Nikhil Joshi.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-114 Not All Pregnancies are greeted with a S.. Mehndi Dandwani .. Kamila Bakirhan, Eric Ma.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-115 Management of a Thrombotic Microangiopat.. Maha El Amani .. .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-116 Successful liquid warfarin therapy in a .. Angela Theodoulou .. Dr A. Entwistle, Mrs F. Burche.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-117 High-normal renal function effect on api.. Raza Alikhan .. Tristan GrovesMarilyn Rees.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-118 Identifying Causal Variants in Young Pat.. Ammar Hilali .. Alan MitchellSarah YousifEmma .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-119 Summary of Use: Andexanet in Greater Gla.. Laura Knox .. Dr Catherine N Bagot, Cristina.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-120 An Audit of Heritable Thrombophilia Test.. Hui Wen Liang .. Ephrat Tefera, Hsu Mon Thiri, .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-121 QIP leading to significant improvement i.. Arina Madan .. .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-123 A case series of Cyclophosphamide Usage .. Michelle Melly .. .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-124 Is there a risk of inhibitor recurrence .. Benjamin Miguras .. Dr Jayashree Motwani.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-126 Clinical Concordance of Radiometer AQT90.. Bethan Phillips .. FC Riddoch, KJ Heaney.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-127 Case Report of Pulmonary Embolism in a p.. Gyuhee Seong .. .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-128 Integrating Psychology Services into TTP.. Rebecca J Shaw .. CONOR FEELY, JASON POOLE, J.OA.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-129 Use of extended half-life FVIII for elec.. Rebecca J Shaw .. Conor Feely, Rebecca Shaw, Dan.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-130 A case series of the use of Andexanet in.. Mevish Ul-haq .. Amany Mohamed.. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
EP-132 Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism at t.. Wan Awatif Wan Mohd Zohdi .. .. 07. Thrombosis and Haemostasis.. - -
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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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