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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-134 ROTEM and Clot Waveform Analysis as A Po.. Supapitch Chanthong .. .. 07.1 Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Paedia.. - -
EP-135 Safety and Efficacy of Rivaroxaban for p.. Ranjan Tiwari .. A Deshpande, D Hammouche, J Mo.. 07.1 Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Paedia.. - -
EP-136 Real world adverse event data for a seco.. Sarah Bond .. Sue Rhodes, Claire Davies, Mar.. 07.2 Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Nursin.. - -
EP-137 Venous Thrombosis events associated with.. Huw Rowswell .. A Marchbank.. 07.2 Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Nursin.. - -
EP-138 The Effect of ABO Incompatibility on the.. Natasha Ali .. Muhammad Hasan, Zeeshan Ansar.. 08. Transplantation, Gene and Cellular I.. - -
EP-139 Kaposi Sarcoma Following Chimeric Antige.. Patricia Banda .. 1.Elizabet Gomes Dos Santos2.R.. 08. Transplantation, Gene and Cellular I.. - -
EP-140 Haematologic Toxicity and Blood Product .. Ellouise Bishop .. Bird S, Ethell M, Nicholson N,.. 08. Transplantation, Gene and Cellular I.. - -
EP-141 Experiences of Patients from Minority Et.. Emma Caton .. R. Don Bosco, A. Hucker, S. Me.. 08. Transplantation, Gene and Cellular I.. - -
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EP-143 Comparing Antigen Expression in Adult an.. Hanya Ghazi .. Vanessa Morris Daniel M Fletch.. 08. Transplantation, Gene and Cellular I.. - -
EP-144 GvHD Pathological Grade Predicts Overall.. Edward Osmond .. .. 08. Transplantation, Gene and Cellular I.. - -
EP-145 Haematology Ambulatory Transplant in a D.. Debora Almeida .. Josephine Crowe, Jim Murray, T.. 08.2 Transplantation, Gene and Cellular .. - -
EP-146 Empowering myeloma patients regimen cont.. Sandhya Abraham .. Christine Skeet, Nicole McKee,.. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-147 Treatment Outcome of Newly Diagnosed Mul.. Abdulsalam Al-Ani .. Alaadin Sahham Naji,Yaseen M. .. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-148 Paraneoplastic Sarcoidosis In Multiple M.. Muzna Aquil .. .. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-149 A Single Centre 7-year Experience of Ble.. Varvara Bashkirova .. A. Vijayanathan, J. Vidler, E... 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-150 Multiple myeloma revealed by sphenoid pl.. Sarra Chadli .. .. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-151 Retrospective Review of Vaccination Stat.. Samantha Drummond .. Rachel Boulton-Jones.. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-152 Patient Experience in Relapsed/Refractor.. Dima El Sharkawi .. Charlotte Johnston, Daniel Mar.. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
EP-154 Real world experience of the burden of i.. Richard Hinton .. .. 09. Myeloma/CLL.. - -
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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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