Appendix B Sources of evidence considered by the committee

Appendix B Sources of evidence considered by the committee

  1. The external assessment centre report for this assessment was prepared by KCARE:

    • Lawinski C, Emerton D and Kazantzi M, KCARE. VeriQ system for assessment of graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft (May 2011).

  2. Submissions from the following sponsor:

    • Medistim ASA.

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

    • Mr Simon Kendall, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

    • Mr Peter O'Keefe, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

    • Mr Ian Wilson, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

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

    • Professor Gianni Angelini, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

    • Mr Simon Kendall, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

    • Mr Stephen Large, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

    • Mr Peter O'Keefe, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

    • Mr Andre Simon, German Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons – clinical expert.

    • Mr Ian Wilson, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)