PREG-CU: Pregnancy and Chronic Urticaria: characteristics and outcomes of pregnancy in chronic urticaria patients

As of now, there is sparse knowledge about the course of Chronic Urticaria during pregnancy in the literature. The aim of this project is to analyze both the impact of pregnancy on the course of chronic urticaria as well as the drugs taken during this period and outcomes of the pregnancy.

Study type: Questionnaire

Project Lead: Emek Kocatürk

Steering Committee: Marcus Maurer, Ana Gimenez-Arnau, Laurence Bouillet, Zuotao Zhao, Petra Staubach

The study results will be presented at an international congress (preferably at the EADV or EAACI) and they will be submitted for publication, e.g. in ALLERGY. To become a coauthor, you need to include at least 10 patients to the study and contribute to the interpretation of the results and the development of the manuscript. The sequence of coauthors, in authors who contributed equally to data interpretation and manuscript development will be based on the number of patients included.

Deadline: 30.07.2019

Publication 1:

Kocatürk, E, Al-Ahmad, M, Krause, K, et al. Effects of pregnancy on chronic urticaria: Results of the PREG-CU UCARE study. Allergy. 2021; 76: 3133- 3144.

Publication 2:

Kocatürk E, Al-Ahmad M, Krause K, Gimenez-Arnau AM, Thomsen SF, Conlon N, Marsland A, Savk E, Criado RF, Danilycheva I, Fomina D, Godse K, Khoshkhui M, Gelincik A, Degirmentepe EN, Demir S, Ensina LF, Kasperska-Zajac A, Rudenko M, Valle S, Medina I, Bauer A, Zhao Z, Staubach P, Bouillet L, Küçük ÖS, Baygül A, Maurer M. Treatment patterns and outcomes in patients with chronic urticaria during pregnancy: Results of PREG-CU, a UCARE study. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Sep 6. doi: 10.1111/jdv.18574. Online ahead of print.

Publication 3:

Kocatürk E, Thomsen SF, Al-Ahmad M, Gimenez Arnau AM, Conlon N, Şavk E, Criado RFJ, Danilycheva I, Fomina D, Khoshkhui M, Gelincik A, Yüksel EN, Ertan S, Ensina LF, Kasperska-Zajac A, Rudenko M, Bauer A, Medina IV, Maurer M. Total IgE levels are linked to the course of chronic spontaneous urticaria during pregnancy. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2022 Oct 26:S2213-2198(22)01061-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2022.10.018. Online ahead of print.

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