TABLE 4

Base Case Estimates of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Diagnostic StrategyCost, US $Incremental Cost, US $Effectiveness, QALYIncremental EffectivenessICER,a US $Δ NMB (WTP 100 000),a US $
CT7664.267664.2630.6349
POCUS-CT6980.82−683.4530.64350.0086−79 108.61547.38
MRI8553.85889.5930.66710.032227 627.02330.33
POCUS-fsMRI7710.0346.5730.66760.03271424.23225.71
  • —, not applicable.

  • a Values for strategies obtained by comparison with CT.