Table 1

Clinical and cost data used

Cost estimates (2013/2014)
InterventionRR; return of symptoms*Time period (months)UK £€ (set 1)€ (set 2)€ (set 3)
PTA with bail-out bare metal stents1£3248€3898€3898€3898
Bare metal stents0.726112£3848€4354€4498€4282
Drug-eluting stents0.521660£4208€4678€5053€5038
Drug-eluting balloons0.273918£4604€4848€4888€5360
Biomimetic (BioMimics 3D) stent0.271124£3968€4618€4618€4618
  • All data are from Jens et al, with the exception of the biomimetic BioMimics 3D stent, which comes from the Mimics trial, and drug-eluting stents, which comes from the 5-year Zilver PTX results.

  • *Defined as the need for clinically driven target lesion revascularisation.

  • PTA, percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty; RR, relative risk.