Peer-influenced content. Sources you trust. No registration required. This is HCN.

British Journal of Hospital MedicineHereditary Angioedema: An Update on Causes, Manifestations and Treatment

Can you differentiate between bradykinin-mediated angioedema and the more common histamine-mediated angioedema? How significant is a delayed diagnosis? Do you favor on-demand or preventative therapy? What is the recommended therapy? Access to specialist care and effective treatment in the past 10 years has improved the quality of life and reduced the mortality rate in patients with hereditary angioedema. This wide-ranging report from the British Journal of Hospital Medicine covers emerging treatments and outlines where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going in hereditary angioedema (HAE) care.