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Table 1 Unit costs of the tests performed in Germany, in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and in the United States

From: Cost evaluation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance versus coronary angiography for the diagnostic work-up of coronary artery disease: Application of the European Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance registry data to the German, United Kingdom, Swiss, and United States health care systems

Unit costs Outpatient in Germany (€) Inpatient in Germany (€) Outpatient in the United Kingdom (£) Inpatient in the United Kingdom (£) Outpatient in Switzerland (CHF) Inpatient in Switzerland (CHF) Outpatient in the United States (US$) Inpatient in the United States (US$)
CXA 588 1,207 1,055 1,934 2,580 4,638 874 2,652
CMR 164* 393** 558   1,420 / 740 /
SEcho 94 / 213   447 / 303 /
CT 165 / 111   494 / 446 /
SPECT 275 / 406   2,183 / 570 /
  1. * Cost for a thoracic MR examination. ** Cost for MR as a pre-inpatient examination.