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Table 4 Diagnostic tests after the ED and related costs for all patients

From: Negative predictive value and potential cost savings of acute nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging in low risk patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome: A prospective single blinded study

  Cost (EUR)
Length of stay (n = 40) 745 ± 81
Diagnostic tests  
   Blood samples 24 ± 3
   Exercise-ECG (n = 15) 118 ± 1
   X-ray (n = 12) 98 ± 37
   Coronary angiography (n = 3) 730 ± 166
   Echocardiography (n = 3) 120 ± 6
   Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 283 ± 8
Total in-ward cost (n = 40) 895 ± 120
ED cost (excl. MPI) n = 40 344 ± 10