- Words: 13809
- Length: 50 Pages
- Topic: Disease
- Paper #: 56996011
Taken in isolation, some of the new, minimally-invasive procedures are less expensive by far, when analyzed on a procedure-by-procedure basis, than previous significant surgical interventions, as demonstrated below:
Estimated duration of 'cure'
PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention
Based on the above analysis, it would appear to be clear that a PCI is more cost-effective than CABG procedures. This may not be true when all costs are considered, however. The logic of