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Table 2 Costs related to the two strategies for different situations in Germany

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

Costs per patient in different situation in € CMR strategy “hypothetical” CXA strategy
All tests performed as outpatient procedures in Germany 292* 588
CXA as an inpatient test in Germany 420 1,207
CMR as pre-inpatient test and CXA outpatient test in Germany 521 588
CMR as pre-inpatient test and CXA as an inpatient test in Germany 649 1,207
  1. * Code, i.e. cost for a thoracic MR examination used for calculations.