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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kerzel, S; Zemlin, M; Rogosch, T; Ollert, M; Renz, H; Klaus, G; Maier, RF 
Title:
Plasmapheresis Prior to Omalizumab Administration in a 15-Year-Old Boy with Severe Asthma and Very High IgE Levels: Sustained Effect Over 2 Years. 
Abstract:
Anti-IgE therapy with omalizumab is an innovative therapy option in patients with severe allergic asthma. However, many patients are excluded from this treatment due to very high serum IgE levels which lie above the weight-dependent cut-off for a reasonable omalizumab administration (700 kU/l).We sought to evaluate whether a preceding plasma exchange is suitable to establish the starting basis for a subsequent anti-IgE therapy in a 15 year-old boy with steroid-resistant unstable allergic asthma...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Klin Padiatr 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
223 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
356-359 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-8630 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie