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)

In this episode, our host is joined by Professor Kiran Godse who shares his experiences of treating CSU in India. Professor Godse provides unmissable insights into the practicalities of CSU care, including economic considerations, as well as his plans to increase the UCARE network’s presence in India and facilitate wider dissemination of educational resources.

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Our next, free UCARE LevelUp Fireside Chat takes place on May 19th, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. CEST.
Join us as 4 UCARE physicians meet to discuss on the following topic: Challenges in developing a scientific project in urticaria

The faculty will be:
Emek Kocatürk Göncü            
Koc University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey – Senior UCARE physician
Jonathan Bernstein                
University of Cincinnati...

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Professor Jonathan Bernstein joins the UCARE LevelUp podcast "All things urticaria" to discuss chronic urticaria (CU) care in the USA. In this episode, Professor Bernstein shines a light on the challenges faced by US-based physicians and highlights the potential benefits of conducting further research into the diverse population living with CU in North America.


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