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Table 5 Costs and potential reduction of costs with MPI strategy

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

  Pr Patient
Cost according to diagnostic strategy  
   Current diagnostic approach 1239 ± 119
   MPI strategy 973 ± 118
Consequences of using MPI strategy  
   Reduction of costs 266 ± 96
   Reduction of days in hospital 0.8 ± 0.16 Days