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

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The road to better urticaria and angioedema management

Filename 170. Riedl Maurer, The road to better Urt and AE Man.,JACIinPract 2021.pdf
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Date added September 9, 2021
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Category Reviews
Tags angioedema, urticaria
Authors Riedl, M. and Maurer, M.
Citation Riedl, M. and Maurer, M.+: The road to better urticaria and angioedema management. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. Pract. 2021
Corresponding authors Maurer, M.
DocNum r.170
DocType PDF
IF TBD (IF 2020: 8.86)
Publisher J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. Pract.
ReleaseDate 2021

Urticaria and angioedema are among the most common conditions evaluated by specialists in allergy and immunology and dermatology, but are perhaps also among the most poorly understood. Up to 20% of the general population will experience urticaria during their lifetime; chronic urticaria affects 1% of the population at any given time. Likewise, an estimated 10% to 20% of the population experience angioedema, and the overall prevalence of recurrent angioedema is estimated to be 0.5%. Yet, despite being relatively common, in clinical practice and across all age groups,1 urticaria and angioedema are often poorly managed and frequently remain frustrating and debilitating for many affected patients. Challenges contributing to this include a long delay in diagnosis and high rates of misdiagnoses, insufficient knowledge of root causes, relevant triggers of exacerbation and aggravating factors, inadequate monitoring of recurrent disruptive signs and symptoms, and the use of ineffective therapies.

(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