With more than 50 episodes already published, the All things Urticaria is an invaluable ressource for all physicians interested to learn more about this disease. You can listen to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify or at Medthority.
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 58: Symptomatic dermographism in Chronic Urticaria
Professor Marcus Maurer is joined by Dr Melba Munoz to take a deep dive into symptomatic dermographism. The discussion aims to explain the involvement of mast cells in CSU patients and attempts to answer some ongoing questions to help unravel the pathogenesis of dermographism in chronic urticaria.
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 57: The Importance of the Chronic Urticaria Registry (CURE)
Dr Pavel Kolkhir joins Professor Marcus Maurer to discuss the Chronic Urticaria Registry (CURE). The discussion includes explanations of the aims of CURE in collecting quality, real-life data on chronic urticaria patient characteristics, the course of disease, underlying causes, comorbidities, treatment responses, quality of life impairment and health care costs.
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 56: Gut microbiome and Chronic Spontaneous UrticariaProfessor Marcus Maurer is joined by Dr Jie Li to discuss the role the gut microbiome plays in the disease progression of CSU. A particular focus is given to metabolism and homeostasis in patients with CSU, how the gut microbiome can impact CSU presentation, and the impact it can have on the efficacy of treatments such as antihistamines.
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 55: Delayed pressure urticaria in the CSU landscape
Professor Alicja Kasperska-Zajac joins Professor Marcus Maurer to discuss a rare form of chronic inducible urticaria – delayed pressure urticaria. The discussion highlights the difficulties in undertaking differential diagnosis and the main differences when compared to chronic spontaneous urticaria, namely the absence of oedema and wheals.
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 54: Mast Cell Involvement in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
Professor Yoshimichi Okayama joins Professor Marcus Maurer to discuss the role which mast cells play in the disease aetiology of chronic spontaneous urticaria. In particular, the discussion focuses on mast cell receptors and how they can be utilised in the diagnosis of CSU.
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 53: Recurrent Angioedema in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
Professor Marcus Maurer is joined by Professor Asli Gelincik as they discuss recurrent angioedema in chronic spontaneous urticaria, and treatment options which are currently available to alleviate this pathology. The mechanistic actions of mast cell-mediated angioedema and bradykinin-mediated angioedema are discussed and their implications are analysed.
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All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 52: Drug Survivability of Omalizumab in Chronic Urticaria
Dr Heike Röckmann, head of the drug survivability of omalizumab in chronic urticaria (DruSO-CU) project joins Professor Marcus Maurer to discuss the global project, the difficulties which were encountered, and how the UCARE network helped overcome these challenges. The focus of this podcast is on the importance of identifying the data in this important project.
All things Urticaria Episode 51- Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Never Give Up
In this episode, Professor Silvia Ferrucci joins Professor Marcus Maurer in discussing what the phrase ‘Never Give Up’ means to physicians treating urticaria, and for patients embarking on their treatment journey. Areas of special focus are given to guideline treatment algorithms and the implementation of the CRUSE app and Chronic Urticaria Registry (CURE) as tools to shift the balance of treating urticaria
All Things Urticaria Podcast Episode 50: The Development of Treating Urticaria over the last two decades
Professor Marcus Maurer is joined by Professor Luis Felipe Ensina where they discuss the founding days of urticaria treatment, and how urticaria clinics became available. Professor Maurer and Professor Ensina discussed how the treatment landscape, diagnostic techniques and further developments in the advancement of how clinicians treat patients with urticaria have evolved over the last two decades.