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Cause of Allergic Asthma: Antibodies Are Suctioned Off

Allergies are the major cause of asthma. As a result, the immune system mounts a response to harmless substances such as grass pollen.

Key takeaways:

– The formation of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies alongside inflammatory cells in the skin and mucous membranes is the cause of asthma.

– A new technique making use of IgEnio column suctions the IgE antibodies out of blood could help people with severe allergic asthma.

– Patients reported improve quality of life since they could breathe easily and had improved ling function.

Perhaps much more, because it has since been found that a combination of IgE absorption and control of asthma symptoms with the standard drug omalizumab (trade name: Xolair) can bring about a further improvement.

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Mike Dilkes is a leading ENT surgeon based in London. He specialises in laser surgery for treatment of a range of Ear, Nose & Throat issues including tonsillitis, tonsil stones, snoring, sleep apnoea, cancers, catarrh and allergies. Typical treatments include laser tonsillectomy under local anaesthetic (also called tonsillotomy, tonsil resurfacing, tonsil crytolysis) or general anaesthetic (also called intracapsular laser tonsillectomy, inside-out laser tonsillectomy), palatoplasty, septoplasty, turbinoplasty, uvulectomy and posterior turbinoplasty for post nasal drip. Principal Mike Dilkes has over 20 years of consultancy experience and around 5,000 ENT operations and procedures performed.