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Table 2 Cost components and associated unit costs (2009 prices)

From: Cost-effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy with alglucosidase alfa in classic-infantile patients with Pompe disease

Cost component Cost per unitb Source
Hospital day   
   Regular ward € 394a [18]
   Intensive care € 1,847 [18]
Ambulatory care   
   Hospital day visits € 69a [18]
   General practitioner visit € 22 [18]
   Physiotherapy € 25 [18]
   Other paramedical € 14 - € 91 [18]
   Home care per hour € 29 - € 65 [18]
Medication   [20]
Other medical costs   
   Tests & procedures € 54 - € 181 [18]
   Respiratory support per day € 5 [21]
   Medical devices € 18 - € 1,500 Market prices
Informal care costs per hour € 9 [18]
  1. aweighted average of academic and general hospital costs bcosts per unit are based on average unit costs for medical procedures, consultations and admissions [18].