3 edition of Immunotherapy in Asthma (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) found in the catalog.
August 24, 1999
by Informa Healthcare
Written in English
|Contributions||Jean Bousquet (Editor), Hans Yssel (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||720|
Free Online Library: Sublingual immunotherapy and asthma.(Clinical report) by "Townsend Letter"; Health, general Allergens Analysis Asthma Development and progression Drug therapy Patient outcomes Asthma in children Childhood asthma Evidence-based medicine Immunotherapy Methods Medical research Medicine, Experimental Pediatrics Respiratory . Allergen immunotherapy (desensitization): Immunotherapy is the practice of administering gradually increasing doses of an allergen extract (e.g. pollen, dust mite, mould, pet dander) in order to reduce the symptoms of the allergic rhinitis (known as hayfever), eczema or asthma that it causes. Immunotherapy was first carried out almost years.
Effects of Serum Vitamin D and Efficacy of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy in Adult Patients With Allergic Rhinitis Maryam Joudi, 1, 2 Reza Farid Hosseini, 3 Maryam Khoshkhui, 4 Maryam Salehi, 5, 6 Samaneh Kouzegaran, 4 Mansur Ahoon, 4 and Farahzad Jabbari Azad 4: 1 Student Research Committee, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Author: Maryam Joudi, Maryam Joudi, Reza Farid Hosseini, Maryam Khoshkhui, Maryam Salehi, Samaneh Kouzegaran. For secondary outcomes, subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) improved quality of life and decreased allergen‐specific airway hyperreactivity (AHR), but this was not the case for sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). There were no consistent effects on asthma control, exacerbations, lung function, and nonspecific by:
Subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT), is the most commonly used and most effective form of allergy immunotherapy. This is the only treatment available that actually changes the immune system, making it possible to prevent the development of new allergies and asthma. Setu book chapter is open access distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution International License, which allows users to download, copy and build upon published articles even for commercial purposes, as long as the author and publisher are properly credited. SMGr up. Immunotherapy in Asthma Management. INTRODUCTION.
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Written by more than 80 internationally renowned pulmonary experts, allergic disease specialists, and basic researchers, Immunotherapy in Asthma discusses Immunotherapy in Asthma book efficacy of new medications examines the role of metachromatic cells, lymphocytes, macrophages, and other cell types present in bronchial biopsies.
There are currently three treatment options for patients with allergic asthma: allergen avoidance, pharmacotherapy including biologics, and allergen immunotherapy (AIT). AIT consists of the repeated administration of one or multiple allergens to which the patient is sensitized. Allergy and Allergen Immunotherapy: New Mechanisms and Strategies is a valuable and comprehensive book that covers allergy and causative allergens and provides diagnostic and therapeutic aspects as well.
With chapters from internationally recognized experts in the field, the book provides a balanced approach to enumerating pollen allergens as well as allergy 5/5(1). Get a quick, expert overview of the use of current and novel immunotherapies for use in the management and treatment of allergic reactions and diseases.
This concise resource by Dr. Linda Cox covers the full range of allergic disease, including aeroallergens, asthma, food allergies, atopic dermatitis, and stinging : Sublingual immunotherapy improves asthma symptoms, quality of life and FEV1, and reduces the use of long-term control medications.
It may also reduce the use of quick-relief medications. Local and systemic reactions to subcutaneous immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy are common but infrequently required changes in treatment. Finally, the book includes a chapter on patient-reported outcomes in patients treated with immunotherapies as the authors recognize the importance of including missing patient voice in clinical trials and longitudinal assessment of symptom reports.
About the book. Description. Asthma: Physiology, Immunopharmacology, and Treatment is a collection of essays that discusses the clinical signs and symptoms of allergic bronchial asthma and the effects of a number of intricate sequences of biochemical reactions initiated by the combination of antigen and antibody.
The authors concluded that immunotherapy for 3 years with grass and/or birch allergen extracts provides long-term preventive effect on the development of asthma in children with only seasonal by: Therefore, immunotherapy in asthma may now include subcutaneous immunotherapy, sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT), treatment with specific monoclonal antibodies against IgE, TNF, IL-5, Toll-like.
Allergen immunotherapy, one of the most frequently utilized modes of therapy in the United States, is prescribed for selected patients with rhinitis and/or asthma in whom an allergic etiology contributes to their disease ().Many controlled trials support the safety and efficacy of immunotherapy for allergic asthma, the topic to be covered in this chapter (2, 3, 4, 5).Cited by: 1.
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Aggravation of depigmentation for a non-small-cell lung cancer patient with pre-existing vitiligo using anti-programmed cell death-1 therapy.
Allergen immunotherapy for the treatment of chronic asthma Injecting allergens under the skin (allergen specific immunotherapy) can reduce asthma and use of medication and improve the sensitivity of the lungs, but with a risk of severe reactions.
Asthma attacks can be caused by allergies, pollens, cigarette smoke or air pollution and can be fatal. Immunotherapy for asthma is the repeated administration of specific allergens to individuals who are sensitized to these airborne environmental allergens through IgE-mediated mechanisms for the purpose of reducing or eliminating the allergic symptoms due to exposure to these allergens (Cox et al.
).Location: Jacksonville. Specific allergen immunotherapy (AIT) is currently the only treatment of immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated allergic diseases, with the potential to modify the underlying cause of the disease and.
Immunotherapy in asthma. [Jean Bousquet; Hans Yssel;] -- "This massive reference thoroughly analyzes the mechanisms implicated in the pathophysiology of asthma, such as T helper lymphocyte subsets, various extrinsic and intrinsic factors, and IgE receptor.
Allergen-specific immunotherapy is a potentially disease-modifying therapy that is effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis/conjunctivitis, allergic asthma and stinging insect hypersensitivity. However, despite its proven efficacy in these conditions, it is frequently underutilized in by: Allergen immunotherapy for asthma Abramson MJ, Puy RM, Weiner JM, Allergy Authors' conclusions: Immunotherapy may reduce asthma symptoms and use of asthma medications but the size of the benefit compared to other therapies is not known The possibility of adverse effects (such as anaphylaxis) must be considered This volume provides a current concept of theory and clinical practice of immunopathology and therapy of asthma, comprising extensive and brand new laboratory data on atopy, intrinsic asthma, aspects of autoimmunology, as well as guidelines for allergen avoidance, immunotherapy and - last not least - pharmacological treatment of eosinophilic Author: Friedrich Kummer.
The use and role of allergen immunotherapy (AIT) in asthma is still a matter of debate, and no definite recommendation about this is made in guidelines, both for the subcutaneous and sublingual routes. This is essentially due to the fact that most controlled randomised trials were not specifically designed for asthma, and that objective measures of.
Asthma is typically thought to be a consequence of overreactive type II responses. In this Focus Review, Lambrecht and Hammad discuss the latest thinking on the etiology of asthma and the Cited by:.
Allergen immunotherapy by injection should always be carried out by specialists within the allergy centre because of the risk of anaphylaxis. Collaboration between clinicians in primary, secondary and tertiary care is key to improving the diagnosis and .Immunotherapy has been shown to prevent the development of new allergies and, in children, it can prevent the progression of the allergic disease from allergic rhinitis to asthma.
Allergen immunotherapy can lead to the long-lasting relief of allergy symptoms after treatment is stopped. Sidebar Executive Summary. Allergen immunotherapy. Subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapies are effective ways to treat allergic asthma, when appropriate allergens are selected for use.