Author (year) Patients AIT Allergen Study duration Parameter/ Results
Buchner (1995) (22) adults SCIT pollen, mites 10 years - 54% costs for symptomatic treatment
Schadlich (2000) (27) adults SCIT pollen, mites 10 years Saving/patient 650-1190 DM (€ 332-608)
Petersen (2005) (30) adults SCIT pollen 4 years Saving/patient of 1508 DKK (€ 203)
Ariano (2006) (31)  adults SCIT pollen 6 years - 48% money spent at year 4
Omnes (2007) (32) adults & children SCIT pollen, mites 6 years saving/patient 1327 € for pollen allergy, 393 € for mites
Hankin (2008) (34) children SCIT pollen, mites 1,5 years weighed 6-month saving/patient $ 401 (€ 308)
Hankin (2010) (35) children SCIT pollen, mites 1,5 years - 34% total healthcare cost/patient
Wang (2011) (36) adults SCIT pollen, mites 1,5 years - 41% total healthcare cost/patient
Berto (2005) (37) children SLIT pollen, mites 4 years Saving/patient 2043 €
Berto (2006) (38) adults SLIT pollen 6 years Break-even at year 4
Bachert (2007) (40) adults SLIT pollen 9 years Cost-effective for SLIT cost <2200 €/year
Canonica (2007) (41) adults SLIT pollen 4 years Cost-effective for SLIT cost <1900 €/year
Berto (2008) (39) adults SLIT pollen 1 year - 34% costs for symptomatic treatment
Podladnikova (2008) (43) adults SLIT pollen 3 years SLIT 684 € vs. SCIT 1004 €
Table 1: Economic studies of AIT.
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