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BACKGROUND Iodinated contrast media cause both immediate and nonimmediate hypersensitivity reactions. The aim of this prospective study was to determine the specificity and sensitivity of skin tests in patients who have experienced such reactions. METHODS Skin prick, intradermal and patch tests with a series of contrast media were conducted in 220(More)
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O1 Two cell‐membrane peptidases carrying galactose‐alpha‐1,3‐galactose are implicated in delayed anaphylactic reactions upon pork kidney ingestion in patients with IgE‐antibodies to alpha‐Gal Christiane Hilger, Kyra Swiontek, Jörg Fischer, François Hentges, Chris‐ tiane Lehners, Martine Morisset, Bernadette Eberlein, Tilo Biedermann, Markus Ollert(More)
© 2016 The Author(s). This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the(More)
The aim of this study was to present two cases of severe anaphylaxis during sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Case 1: A 64-year-old-woman had two months earlier been diagnosed with breast ductal invasive carcinoma by first local excision. She was taken for further surgery with SLNB. At induction she received midazolam, fentanyl, propofol, atracurium,(More)
Anaphylaxis has a growing incidence, especially in children. It represents a medical emergency and its successful therapy depends on early and proper intervention. Intramuscular epinephrine, with dose adjustment according to weight and age, is the drug of choice for anaphylaxis treatment. After resolution of the acute reaction, the patient should be kept(More)
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