Table 2

Test utilisation in UK National Health Service trusts between 2011–2012 and 2016–2017

Test2011–20122012–20132013–20142014–20152015–20162016–2017
CTCA141.7192.9240.9280.8322.1454.7
ETT1088.21007.61003.1964.6907.7865.6
SE292.0322.0349.7374.1402.4429.8
CMR44.356.472.882.094.9107.1
MPS530.3573.7636.8628.3613.8611.4
  • Data are the total numbers of tests performed each year.

  • CMR, cardiac stress/perfusion MRI; CTCA, CT coronary angiography; ETT, exercise treadmill testing; MPS, myocardial perfusion scintigraphy; SE, stress echocardiography.