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Table 3 Relative risk of death associated with medical management compared to revascularisation

From: Economic evaluation of increasing population rates of cardiac catheterization

Non-ACS (by disease)  
Time Period Left main 3-vessel 2- and 1-vessel Source
0-5 years (95% CI) 2.33 (1.27-4.60) 1.59 (1.21 - 2.14) 1.27 (0.88-1.85) [5]
5-10 years (95% CI) 0.74 (0.46-1.21) 1.00 (0.87 - 1.14) 0.80 (0.70-0.91) [5]
10 + years (95% CI) 1.00 1.00 1.00 Assumed
ACS (unavailable by disease)  
0-2 years 1.47 [22]
2-5 years 0.88 [4]
5+ years 1.00 Assumed
  1. *RR > 1.00 indicates revascularisation more beneficial