The role of SIT in Asthma and Ahinitis
Immunotherapy (sit ) is the only currently available treatment that deals with the main cause of allergic disease by modifying the immune response
Our study is a retrospective study in alasad university hospital in Damascus syria to Identify the causative allergens and to evaluate the efficacy of immunotherapy .
We studied 345 patients with well-documented history of rhinitis(68%) , or asthma (47%).
140 patients received either sublingual or subcutaneous immune therapy and followed the protocol of sit.
Results showed 65.9% improvement in asthmatic patients with pollen allergy ,
And 78% improvement in asthmatic patients with mites allergy.
Patients with rhinitis due to mites allergy had 76.4% improvement
While patients with rhinitis allergic to pollen had 70.1% improvement