WFH 2023 Comprehensive Care Summit


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PPTH-19 Mild hemophilia: physical and social im.. Carla Daffunchio .. .. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPTH-20 Cost-Effectiveness of Recombinant Factor.. Alix Arnaud .. Michal Pochopien, Anna Tytula,.. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPWE-20 Psychosocial development in patients wit.. Ana Abreu Bastar .. Ana Laura Abreu BastarJesus Al.. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPWE-21 Add-on Homoeopathy reduced the rate of h.. Tapas Kundu .. O. KUMAT1, T. KUNDU2, K. GHOSH.. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPTH-21 Joint status and its relation to psychos.. Marko Marinic .. Mario Josipovi&263;Ana Boban.. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPTH-22 Association of work and activity impairm.. Enrico Ferri Grazzi .. .. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPWE-22 Filipino Version of the Haem-A-QoL Quest.. Rhoderick Fusilero .. Ma. Angelina Mirasol.. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPTH-23 Bridging the Gap of Pain Evaluation in H.. Sébastien Lobet .. Valérie-Anne Chantrain, Auréli.. Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPTH-24 Pseudotumors in haemophilic patients: re.. Ricardo Silva .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPWE-24 Improved Long-Term Joint Health in rFIXF.. Alix Arnaud .. M. OLIVE, J. BARTELT-HOFER, S... Multidisciplinary.. - -
PPTH-25 Paediatric haemophilic arthropathy of th.. John Anastasopoulos .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPTH-26 Management of Complex Muscle Haematomas .. Richard Davis .. Thynn Yee, Joanna Farrant, Nim.. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPWE-26 Sarcopenia and Haemophilia: Diagnosis an.. A. Patricia Nally .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPWE-28 Why Pseudotumors occur in PWH that has h.. Horacio Caviglia .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPTH-28 Creation of a prospective data bank of m.. Marc Isler .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPTH-29 Gross motor development in infants with .. Dimitrios Syrengelas .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPWE-29 Major orthopaedic surgery with emicizuma.. Christian Carulli .. Matteo Innocenti, Silvia Linar.. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPTH-30 Changes in Anatomical Structural Joint H.. Barbara Konkle .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPWE-30 Management of Major Orthopedic Surgery i.. Liane Khoo .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -
PPTH-31 Evaluation of Muscle Strength and Correl.. Aikaterini Michalopoulou .. .. Musculoskeletal.. - -

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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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