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Table 2 Mean total medical costs by ACS index event treatment strategy

From: Economic burden of illness of acute coronary syndromes: medical and productivity costs

Variables MM
n = 4,894
PCI
n = 4,729
CABG
n = 864
p-value*
Index Event Costs, $ (SD) 8,905 (14,832) 31,379 (22,569) 63,909 (43,620) a,b,c
1-Year Follow-Up Costs, $ (SD)
Inpatient 11,397 (35,335) 8,781 (23,877) 10,017 (35,177) b,c
Outpatient 10,583 (20,956) 8,883 (20,693) 9,980 (21,077) a,b
Pharmacy 3,202 (4,031) 3,630 (3,128) 3,008 (3,058) a,b,c
Total 1-Year Follow-Up Costs 25,182 (45,625) 21,294 (35,327) 23,005 (46,999) n.s.
Total Medical Costs, $ (SD) 34,087 (49,958) 52,673 (44,957) 86,914 (69,836) a,b,c
  1. *n.s. = not significant; a = p < 0.05 CABG vs. PCI; b = p < 0.05 MM vs. PCI; c = p < 0.05 MM vs. CABG.
  2. CABG = coronary artery bypass graft; MM = medical management; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; SD = standard deviation.