Stepping down chronic spontaneous urticaria treatment: a global perspective (SDown-CSU)

SDown-CSU is an international, multicenter, observational, cross-sectional, survey-based study which aims to investigate stepping down approaches of different steps of chronic spontaneous urticaria treatment from global perspective.

Core variables of the study are:

  1. Physicians’ attitudes to different step down/discontinuation approaches
  2. Local regulations about stepping down/discontinuation
  3. Assessment of when and how to step down from different steps of CSU treatment
  4. Physicians’ attitudes on combined treatments

Status: Forming an international project’s steering committee
For more information please contact the project lead:  Murat Türk - mrttrk(at)

The recording refers to the Level Up session held on November 25th.

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In this episode, paediatric urticaria expert and UCARE driving force, Professor Petra Staubach-Renz reflects on her experience of treating children with chronic urticaria and calls for more research into this important yet understudied group of patients.


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You are cordially invited to our upcoming UCARE LevelUp webinar on the topic: CU Patient Burden of the Disease to be held on November 25th, 2021 at 5:00 pm CET.

The overall aim of this webinar is to define the most stressing points about the complete burden of the disease.

The webinar will look at OPEN questions in Chronic Urticaria and will address the audience with said questions,...

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