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Table 2 Costs per strategy

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

Strategy Costs per strategy($) Costs per patient correctly identified ($) Costs per radiation exposure($) Total Costs per strategy($) Costs per patient correctly identified ($)
1. cTnI 1.704.161 2.051 0 1.704.161 2.051
cTnT 1.814.482 2.086 0 1.814.482 2.086
2. ex-ECG 1.608.327 1890 0 1.608.327 1.890
3. ex-Echo 750.282 803 0 750.282 803
4. PhSE 525.495 533 0 525.495 533
5. ex-SPECT-TcS 1.359.953 1521 100.552* 1.460.505 1.634
6. CA 5.548.794 29.673 60.939** 5.609.733 29.999
  1. Costs are expressed in US dollars
  2. * per 1000 patients ($101 per patient)
  3. ** per 1000 patients ($61 per patient)