Cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease: an economic evaluation using data from the CE-MARC study.

@article{Walker2013CosteffectivenessOC,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease: an economic evaluation using data from the CE-MARC study.},
  author={Simon Walker and François Girardin and Claire McKenna and Stephen G. Ball and Jane Nixon and Sven Plein and John P. Greenwood and Mark Sculpher},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2013},
  volume={99 12},
  pages={
          873-81
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for coronary heart disease (CHD) derived from the CE-MARC study. DESIGN Cost-effectiveness analysis using a decision analytic model to compare eight strategies for the diagnosis of CHD. SETTING Secondary care out-patients (Cardiology Department). PATIENTS Patients referred to cardiologists for the further evaluation of symptoms thought to be angina pectoris. INTERVENTIONS Eight different strategies were considered… CONTINUE READING

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