8 Sources of evidence considered by the Committee

8 Sources of evidence considered by the Committee

The External Assessment Centre report for this assessment was prepared by Cedar:

  • Alistair Ray, Helen Morgan and Grace Carolan‑Rees, External Assessment Centre report: The UroLift system for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia, February, 2015

Submissions from the following sponsor:

  • NeoTract

The following individuals gave their expert personal view on the UroLift system by providing their expert comments on the draft scope and assessment report.

  • Mr Neil Barber, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Professor Mark Emberton, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Hashim Hashim, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Francis Keeley, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Professor Tom McNicholas, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Gordon Muir, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Professor Raj Persad, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Mark Speakman, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Andrew Thorpe, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

The following individuals gave their expert personal view on the UroLift system in writing by completing a patient questionnaire or expert adviser questionnaire provided to the Committee.

  • Professor Mark Emberton, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Mark Feneley, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Debbie Gordon, nominated by the Bladder and Bowel Foundation – patient expert

  • Mr Hashim Hashim, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Francis Keeley, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Professor Tom McNicholas, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Gordon Muir, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Mr Mark Speakman, ratified by the British Association of Urological Surgeons – clinical expert

  • Hannah Winter, nominated by Prostate Cancer UK – patient expert

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)