Appendix B. Sources of evidence considered by the Medical Technologies Advisory Committee

Appendix B. Sources of evidence considered by the Medical Technologies Advisory Committee

A The External Assessment Centre report for this assessment was prepared by York Health Economic Consortium:

Whitehead S, Hutton J, Glanville J SeQuent Please coronary balloon catheter with paclitaxel release for coronary artery disease for the treatment of in-stent restenosis or stenoses of small calibre coronary arteries (May 2010).

B Submissions from the following manufacturer/sponsors:

  • Braun Medical

C The following people gave their expert personal view on SeQuent Please balloon catheter for in-stent coronary restenosis by providing their expert comments on the draft scope, assessment report and medical technologies consultation document.

  • Dr Peter Groves, Medical Technologies Advisory Committee, clinical expert

The following individuals gave their expert personal view on SeQuent Please balloon catheter in writing by completing a patient questionnaire or expert adviser questionnaire provided to the Committee.

  • Dr Martin Been nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • Dr Mark de Belder nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • Dr Stephen Campbell nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • Dr Sagar Doshi nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • Dr Simon Eccleshall nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • Mr Liam Hughes nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • Mr Ken Timmis President of Heart Care Partnership UK, the patient arm of the British Cardiovascular Society, patient expert

  • Dr John Townend nominated by British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, clinical expert

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)