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 CEDAR:

    • White J, Carolan-Rees G, Dale M (2011) External assessment centre report: PleurX indwelling peritoneal catheter for vacuum assisted drainage of recurrent malignant ascites at home (September 2011).

  2. Submissions from the following sponsor:

    • UK Medical Ltd.

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

    • Dr Hans-Ulrich Laasch, British Society of Interventional Radiology – clinical expert.

    • Mrs Debbie Fitzgerald, National Forum of Gynaecology Oncology Nurses – clinical expert.

    • Ms Lisa Peck, National Forum of Gynaecology Oncology Nurses – clinical expert.

    • Mrs Janet Allen, Target Ovarian Cancer – patient expert.

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

    • Dr Robert Jones, British Society of Interventional Radiology – clinical expert.

    • Dr Hans-Ulrich Laasch, British Society of Interventional Radiology – clinical expert.

    • Mrs Debbie Fitzgerald, National Forum of Gynaecology Oncology Nurses – clinical expert.

    • Ms Lisa Peck, National Forum of Gynaecology Oncology Nurses – clinical expert.

    • Ms Frances Reid, Target Ovarian Cancer – patient expert.

    • Ms Judith Robinson, Target Ovarian Cancer – patient expert.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)