B Wuthrich

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Inhibition of histamine or allergen-induced wheals by a single dose of acrivastine, fexofenadine or cetirizine
    B K Ballmer-Weber
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 9:351-5. 1999
  2. ncbi Natural course of AEDS
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:267-8. 2002
  3. ncbi Isolated allergy to rice
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:263-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Safety and efficacy of specific immunotherapy with standardized allergenic extracts adsorbed on aluminium hydroxide
    B Wuthrich
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 11:149-56. 2001
  5. ncbi [Epidemiology of allergies in Switzerland]
    B Wuthrich
    Allergiestation, Dermatologische Universitätsklinik, Zurich
    Ther Umsch 58:253-8. 2001
  6. ncbi Food-induced anaphylaxis
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 56:102-4. 2001
  7. ncbi Double-blind, placebo-controlled study with sublingual immunotherapy in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis to grass pollen
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:145-8. 2003
  8. ncbi Unproven techniques in allergy diagnosis
    B Wuthrich
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 15:86-90. 2005
  9. ncbi [Allergology: quo vadis?]
    B Wuthrich
    Dermatologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 129:905-14. 1999
  10. ncbi Anaphylaxis to celecoxib
    M Grob
    Allergy Unit, University Hospital, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:264-5. 2002

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Publications29

  1. ncbi Inhibition of histamine or allergen-induced wheals by a single dose of acrivastine, fexofenadine or cetirizine
    B K Ballmer-Weber
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 9:351-5. 1999
    ..Therefore, in clinical settings when a fast onset of the H1-blocking action is mandatory (e.g., after insect stings or for short-term prophylaxis) we recommend acrivastine...
  2. ncbi Natural course of AEDS
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:267-8. 2002
  3. ncbi Isolated allergy to rice
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:263-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Safety and efficacy of specific immunotherapy with standardized allergenic extracts adsorbed on aluminium hydroxide
    B Wuthrich
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 11:149-56. 2001
    ..03). Specific IgG4 level increased significantly for grass (p = 0.01) and for mites (p = 0.04). Specific immunotherapy appears to be a valuable tool in the efficient management of the allergic respiratory diseases...
  5. ncbi [Epidemiology of allergies in Switzerland]
    B Wuthrich
    Allergiestation, Dermatologische Universitätsklinik, Zurich
    Ther Umsch 58:253-8. 2001
    ..These large Swiss epidemiologic studies confirmed both, the high prevalence of atopy and atopic diseases, and the health impact of moderate air pollution levels and of factors associated with the 'western lifestyle'...
  6. ncbi Food-induced anaphylaxis
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 56:102-4. 2001
    ..Therefore, we suggest that the pharmaceutical industry should reintroduce an adrenaline inhaler that is more effective, especially in asthmatic reactions...
  7. ncbi Double-blind, placebo-controlled study with sublingual immunotherapy in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis to grass pollen
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:145-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and tolerance of SLIT in children who are sensitized to grass pollen...
  8. ncbi Unproven techniques in allergy diagnosis
    B Wuthrich
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 15:86-90. 2005
    ..DBPCFC must be the reference standard for food hypersensitivity and any new test must be validated by it. As a result, all these unproven techniques may lead to misleading advice or treatments, and their use is not advised...
  9. ncbi [Allergology: quo vadis?]
    B Wuthrich
    Dermatologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 129:905-14. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi Anaphylaxis to celecoxib
    M Grob
    Allergy Unit, University Hospital, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:264-5. 2002
  11. ncbi In vitro and in vivo allergenicity of recombinant Bet v 1 compared to the reactivity of natural birch pollen extract
    S Tresch
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:1153-8. 2003
    ..Diagnostic procedures using natural extracts show only limited quantitative correlation between in vivo and in vitro results. Highly pure recombinant allergens might show more predictive findings...
  12. ncbi Influence of food processing on the allergenicity of celery: DBPCFC with celery spice and cooked celery in patients with celery allergy
    B K Ballmer-Weber
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:228-35. 2002
    ..Celery root is often consumed in a processed form as a cooked vegetable or as a spice. So far, however, there has been no information about the allergenicity of processed celery in celery-allergic patients...
  13. ncbi Antimicrobial silk clothing in the treatment of atopic dermatitis proves comparable to topical corticosteroid treatment
    G Senti
    Unit for Experimental Immunotherapy, Department of Dermatology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dermatology 213:228-33. 2006
    ..Atopic dermatitis (AD) is aggravated by mechanical irritation and bacterial colonization...
  14. ncbi Coated textiles in the treatment of atopic dermatitis
    S Haug
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Probl Dermatol 33:144-51. 2006
    ..Silk can be coated with antimicrobials (Dermasilk). The combination of the smoothness of silk with an antimicrobial finish appears to make an ideal textile for patients suffering from AD...
  15. ncbi Analysis of the relationship between pollinosis and date of birth in Switzerland
    N Graf
    Unit for Experimental Immunotherapy, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 143:269-75. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between the month of birth and the development of birch and grass pollen allergy in the Swiss population...
  16. ncbi Predictive value of the sulfidoleukotriene release assay in oral allergy syndrome to celery, hazelnut, and carrot
    B K Ballmer-Weber
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:93-9. 2008
    ..Skin tests and allergen-specific immunoglobulin (Ig) E determinations are poor predictors of such reactions when assessed by double-blind placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC)...
  17. ncbi Direct intralymphatic injection of peptide vaccines enhances immunogenicity
    P Johansen
    Department of Dermatology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Immunol 35:568-74. 2005
    ..These results should have immediate implications for clinical immunotherapy of infectious disease and cancer...
  18. ncbi Altered intracellular expression of the chemokines MIP-1alpha, MIP-1beta and IL-8 by peripheral blood CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in mild allergic asthma
    M Grob
    Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 58:239-45. 2003
    ..We now report use of whole blood culture and flow cytometry to assess the influence of mild allergic asthma on peripheral T-cell chemokine expression...
  19. ncbi Adverse reactions to food additives
    B Wuthrich
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Allergy 71:379-84. 1993
    ....
  20. ncbi [Therapy of neurodermatitis (atopic dermatitis)]
    G Senti
    Allergiestation der Dermatologischen Klinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Ther Umsch 58:304-8. 2001
    ..The reconvalescence can be speeded up by auxilliary therapies such as UVA or UVB, psychotherapeutical strategies such as stress reduction as well as so-called climate-("Klima") therapy...
  21. ncbi [Ant venoms: a rare cause of allergic reactions in Switzerland]
    J D Seebach
    Departement fur Innere Medizin, Medizinische Klinik A, Universitatsspital, Ramistrasse 100, C HOER 31 CH 8091 Zürich
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 130:1805-13. 2000
    ..g. after bites by mound-building wood ants, we provide the patients with emergency medication. Since current knowledge of ant allergies in Europe is limited, further studies are warranted...
  22. pmc Role of interleukin 10 in specific immunotherapy
    C A Akdis
    Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research, CH 7270 Davos, Switzerland
    J Clin Invest 102:98-106. 1998
    ..Accordingly, increased IL-10 production by SIT causes specific anergy in peripheral T cells, and regulates specific IgE and IgG4 production toward normal IgG4-related immunity...
  23. ncbi T cells and T cell-derived cytokines as pathogenic factors in the nonallergic form of atopic dermatitis
    C A Akdis
    Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research SIAF, Davos
    J Invest Dermatol 113:628-34. 1999
    ..These data suggest, although high numbers of T cells are present in lesional skin of both types, a lack of interleukin-13-induced B cell activation and consequent immunoglobulin E production in nonallergic atopic dermatitis...
  24. ncbi Anaphylactic drug reaction to celecoxib and sulfamethoxazole: cross reactivity or coincidence?
    C Schuster
    Department of Dermatology, Allergy Unit University Hospital of Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 58:1072. 2003
  25. ncbi Allergic urticaria and angioedema caused by a hemostatic sponge of bovine fibrin used in tooth extraction
    B Wuthrich
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 51:49-51. 1996
    ..Bovine fibrin should be added to the list of medical products that can elicit allergic reactions following dental treatment...
  26. ncbi Toll-like receptor ligands as adjuvants in allergen-specific immunotherapy
    P Johansen
    Unit for Experimental Immunotherapy, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1591-8. 2005
    ..The major disadvantage of SIT is its low efficiency, requiring treatment over years...
  27. ncbi The atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome. Epidemiology, natural course, and immunology of the IgE-associated ("extrinsic") and the nonallergic ("intrinsic") AEDS
    B Wuthrich
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:1-5. 2003
    ..The risk of an "atopy march" is significantly lower in children with the non-IgE-associated type...
  28. ncbi Chronic urticaria to atorvastatin
    M D Anliker
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Allergy 57:366. 2002
  29. ncbi Allergy to bumblebee venom
    C Bucher
    Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 1:361-5. 2001
    ..Immunotherapy with honeybee venom, however, should be considered in patients with severe reactions to bumblebee stings and concurrent sensitization to honeybee venom...