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 Cedar, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with support from the Support Unit for Research Evidence, Cardiff University:

  • Cleves A, Carolan-Rees G, Dale M, et al CardioQ-ODM (oesophageal Doppler monitor) to guide intravenous fluid management in patients undergoing surgery or in critical care. July 2010.

B. Submissions from the following manufacturer/sponsors:

  • Deltex Medical Group

C. The following people gave their expert personal view on the CardioQ-ODM oesophageal doppler monitor by providing their expert comments on the draft scope, assessment report and medical technologies consultation document.

  • Daniel Conway, nominated by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

  • Stuart Gold, nominated by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

  • Martin Kuper, nominated by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

D. The following individuals gave their expert personal view on the CardioQ-ODM oesophageal doppler monitor in writing by completing a patient questionnaire or expert adviser questionnaire provided to the Committee.

  • Daniel Conway, nominated by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

  • Stuart Gold, nominated by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

  • Max Jonas nominated by the Intensive Care Society

  • Martin Kuper, nominated by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

  • Susanne Price nominated by the British Society of Echocardiography

  • Howard Wakeling nominated by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)