Publications, Books, Book Chapters and Reviews by Prof. Marcus Maurer, MD

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Case Report: Omalizumab for chronic spontaneous urticaria in pregnancy

Filename 417. Liao et al., Oma CSU pregnancy, Front.Immunol2021.pdf
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Category Original Work
Tags angioedema, chronic spontaneous urticaria, omalizumab, Pregnancy, Wheals
Authors Liao, S. L., Yu, M., Zhao, Z., and Maurer, M.
Citation Liao, S. L., Yu, M., Zhao, Z., and Maurer, M.: Case Report: Omalizumab for chronic spontaneous urticaria in pregnancy. Front. Immunol. 2021: 12; 652973.
Corresponding authors Maurer, M.
DocNum o.417
DocType PDF
Equivalent authors Zhao, Z., and Maurer, M.
IF TBD (IF 2020: 7.56)
Publisher Front. Immunol.
ReleaseDate 2021

Most chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients are female, and pregnancy can aggravate the disease activity of patients, but little is known about the efficacy and safety of omalizumab in pregnant CSU patients. We report two pregnant CSU patients treated with omalizumab and review the published information on omalizumab treatment during 11 pregnancies. The outcomes reported on patients with known pregnancies showed they had normal pregnancies and healthy babies as well as complete control of their CSU. The two new cases we reported support the view that omalizumab could be an effective and safe treatment option for pregnant and breastfeeding CSU patients. Further high-quality studies need to be carried out in order to obtain more information on the longterm efficacy and safety of the use of omalizumab during pregnancy in patients with chronic urticaria, including CSU.

(Last update: 08.2021)

Number of publications (original work and reviews) in peer-reviewed journals: 636
Number of original publications in peer-reviewed journals: 462
Number of reviews in peer-reviewed journals: 174
Cumulative IF of publications (original work & reviews) in peer-reviewed journals: 3834,12
Cumulative IF for original publications in peer-reviewed journals: 3043,14
Cumulative IF for reviews in peer-reviewed journals: 790,98
Citations, Hirsch index: (view on Web of Science) 26429