Affiliation: CHU de Grenoble
- [Hereditary angioedema: Treatment and educational therapeutic program]Isabelle Boccon-Gibod
CHU de Grenoble, Clinique Universitaire de Médecine Interne, centre de référence national de l angioedème, BP 217, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 09, France Electronic address
Presse Med 44:78-88. 2015..CREAK protocols are available. The HAE National Educational Therapeutic Program "Educreak" is in place to allow the patient and his close family or partners to acquire skills for greater autonomy in day to day disease management. ..
- [Angioedema and urticaria]I Boccon-Gibod
Centre national de référence des angioedèmes CREAK, CHU de Grenoble, Hopital Nord, Boulevard de la Chantourne, 38700 La Tronche, France Clinique universitaire de médecine interne, Pôle Pluridisciplinaire de Médecine, CHU de Grenoble Hôpital Albert Michallon, BP 217, Boulevard de la Chantourne, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 9, France Electronic address
Ann Dermatol Venereol 141:S586-95. 2014..In chronic urticaria, steroids should be avoided : they can make symptoms worse and long-lasting because of corticosteroid dependence. ..
- Safety and efficacy of icatibant self-administration for acute hereditary angioedemaI Boccon-Gibod
National Reference Center for Angioedema CREAK, Department of Internal Medicine, Grenoble University Hospital, Grenoble, France
Clin Exp Immunol 168:303-7. 2012..The only adverse events were mild, spontaneously resolving injection site reactions. Patients reported that carrying icatibant with them gave them greater confidence in managing their condition...
- [Bradykinin mediated angioedema]L Bouillet
Centre de référence sur les angiœdèmes bradykiniques CREAK, Clinique Universitaire de Médecine Interne, BP 217, 38043 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
Rev Med Interne 32:225-31. 2011..In case of severe attacks, icatibant (bradykinin receptor antagonist) or C1 inhibitor concentrate can be used. In case of frequent attacks, long-term therapy with danazol or tranexamic acid is effective...
- Tranexamic acid as maintenance treatment for non-histaminergic angioedema: analysis of efficacy and safety in 37 patientsC Wintenberger
Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Grenoble, France
Clin Exp Immunol 178:112-7. 2014..Thus, TA, which is well tolerated and inexpensive, appears to be an effective maintenance treatment for some patients with HAE or idiopathic non-histaminergic AE...