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Table 1 Costing data of tests, clinical events and coronary angiography

From: Economic analysis including long-term risks and costs of alternative diagnostic strategies to evaluate patients with chest pain

 

Direct Costs

Indirect Costs

 

Relative 3

Absolute

Events

Morbidity

Mortality

Overall

c-TnT or I

 

13,504

    

treadmill exercise test

1

140

    

stress echocardiography

2.1×

294

    

SPECT scintigraphy

5.7×

798

    

Coronary Angiography

21.7×

3038

    

Unstable Angina

  

10.3013

5101

 

10.811

Acute Myocardial Infarction

  

16.7813

11.5021

 

28.283

Heart Failure

  

14.0901

11.5021

 

25.592

Cardiac Death

  

10.4145

 

114.4841

124.898

Fatal Cancer

  

50.5492

12.3092

75.3872

138.246

Non Fatal Cancer

  

50.5492

12.3092

 

62.858

  1. Costs are expressed in US dollars years 20031, 20042, 1999–20013, 19974, 20005