COLD-CE: Cold urticaria and other cold-induced reactions – Comprehensive Evaluation

This international, multi-center, prospective and partly retrospective, observational, cross-sectional academic study aims to improve the understanding of cold urticaria and cold-induced anaphylaxis. Optimal evaluation strategies need to be defined. We hope this project will spread globally and to help improve patient care.

Study type: Questionnaire (physician and patient), stimulation testing

We intend to present the study results at an international congress (preferably EADV or EAACI) and to publish them in peer-reviewed scientific journals. To become a coauthor, you need to include at least 10 patients and contribute to the interpretation of study results and manuscript development. Additional co-authorship criteria are: 15 included patients more = another additional co-authorship, 30 included patients more = another additional co-authorship. The sequence of coauthors who contributed equally to data interpretation and manuscript development will be based on the number of patients included.

Deadline: March 1st 2021 anticipated

Are you interested in joining the study? Please visit our member’s area or send an Email (mojca.bizjak(at)klinika-golnik.si, dorothea.terhorst(at)charite.de) for additional information. 

Professor Marcus Maurer is joined by Dr Emek Kocatürk Göncü who addresses concerns regarding the impact of COVID-19 infection in patients with chronic urticaria and summarises the results of the recent UCARE project, PREG-CU.

 

Link: https://www.medthority.com/csu-learning-zone/podcast-series/

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For many years, antihistamines have been a cornerstone of chronic urticaria therapy, but is there room for improvement? In this episode, Professor Martin Church reflects on the enormous progress that has been made in the field of urticariology over the course of his career and discusses what is yet to come for patients with this devastating disease.

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Professor Marcus Maurer is joined by “UCARE father”, Dr Luis Felipe Ensina, to discuss the frequently underestimated burden of urticaria, which Dr Ensina explains is not limited to the patients themselves, but may indirectly impact numerous friends and family members as well.

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Contact us

GA²LEN coordinating Office
c/o DGAKI
Robert-Koch-Platz 7
10115 Berlin, Germany

UCARE office
Laura Schwenner

info(at)ga2len-ucare.com