Table 3

Cost-effectiveness results; German perspective

InterventionCosts (€) set 1Costs (€) set 2Costs (€) set 3QALYs
Biomimetic (BioMimics 3D) stents€11 576€11 590€11 7646.330
PTA with bail-out bare metal stents€11 770€11 786€11 9846.286
Drug-eluting balloons€11 848€11 902€12 5496.329
Drug-eluting stents€11 886€12 276€12 4396.318
Bare metal stents€11 911€12 071€12 0446.302
  • Values are lifetime averages per patient. All re-interventions are with drug-eluting balloons.

  • PTA, percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty; QALYs, quality-adjusted life years.