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Table 2 Health and economic outcomes

From: Cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular magnetic resonance and single-photon emission computed tomography for diagnosis of coronary artery disease in Germany

      Difference between CMR and SPECT
Prevalence of CAD Test Total cost (€) Effect (CAD Dx) Utility (ΔQALY) Cost per effect (€/CAD Dx) Cost per utility (€/ΔQALY)
0.20 CMR 1,770 0.17 0.45   
  SPECT 1,657 0.14 0.33 −1,394 −1,106
0.50 CMR 2,537 0.41 1.13   
  SPECT 2,425 0.34 0.83 −945 −685
0.80 CMR 3,304 0.66 1.81   
  SPECT 3,193 0.55 1.33 −811 −563
  1. CAD: coronary artery disease; Dx: accurate diagnosis (of CAD); CMR: cardiac magnetic resonance; QALY: quality-adjusted life-year; SPECT: single-photon emission computed tomography.