Updating results

Farco-fill Protect for indwelling urinary catheterisation (MIB121)

Advice on the use of Farco-fill Protect for inflating Foley catheter balloons for indwelling (in-situ) urinary catheterisation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Caris Molecular Intelligence for guiding cancer treatment (MIB120)

Advice on the use of Caris Molecular Intelligence (CMI; solid tumour biomarker analysis service) for guiding cancer treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy (MIB119)

Advice on the use of Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Fungitell for antifungal treatment stratification (MIB118)

Advice on the use of the Fungitell assay for detecting fungal infections (pathogens, fungus, fungi) in guiding antifungal treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

Biopatch for venous or arterial catheter sites (MIB117)

Advice on the use of Biopatch hydrophilic foam dressing with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) for venous or arterial catheter sites to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

Urethrotech UCD for difficult or failed catheterisation (MIB116)

Advice on the use of Urethrotech urethral catheterisation device (UCD) for difficult or failed catheterisations in men to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts (MIB115)

Advice on the use of VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

FebriDx for C-reactive protein and Myxovirus resistance protein A testing in primary care (MIB114)

Advice on the use of FebriDx for C-reactive protein and Myxovirus resistance protein A testing in primary care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Early breast cancer (preventing recurrence and improving survival): adjuvant bisphosphonates (ES15)

Summary of the evidence on adjuvant bisphosphonates for preventing recurrence or improving survival in people with early breast cancer

Evidence summary Published July 2017

Nasal Alar SpO2 sensor for monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry (MIB113)

Advice on the use of the Nasal Alar SpO2 sensor for monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry to aid local-decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest (MIB112)

Advice on the use of Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Aquilion PRIME CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease in adults in whom imaging is difficult (MIB53)

Advice on the use of the Aquilion PRIME CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016 Last updated July 2017

Somatom Definition Edge CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease in adults in whom imaging is difficult (MIB54)

Advice on the use of the Somatom Definition Edge CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016 Last updated July 2017

L-Dex U400 for lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment (MIB111)

Advice on the use of L-Dex U400 for lymphoedema (lymphedema) after breast cancer treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Obese, overweight with risk factors: liraglutide (Saxenda) (ES14)

Summary of the evidence on liraglutide for managing obesity and overweight with risk factors in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2017

RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (MIB109)

Advice on the use of RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

Neo Pedicle Screw System for spinal fusion surgery (MIB108)

Advice on the use of Neo Pedicle Screw System (single-use instruments, implantable screws and rods) for spinal fusion surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

Preventing recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection: bezlotoxumab (ES13)

Summary of the evidence on bezlotoxumab for preventing the recurrence of Clostridium difficile (C difficile) infection

Evidence summary Published June 2017

SecurAcath for securing cerebrospinal fluid catheters (MIB107)

Advice on the use of SecurAcath for securing cerbrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage catheters to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

Bindex for investigating suspected osteoporosis (MIB106)

Advice on the use of Bindex (portable pulse echo ultrasound device) for investigating suspected osteoporosis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

Permacol for treating anal fistulae (MIB105)

Advice on the use of Permacol for treating anal fistulae (fistula) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

NaviCam for diagnosing gastrointestinal tract conditions (MIB104)

Advice on the use of NaviCam for diagnosing gastrointestinal (GI) tract and small bowel conditions to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

Hemosep for cell salvage (MIB103)

MIB103 Hemosep for cell salvage Summary The technology described in this briefing

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

VAAFT for treating anal fistulae (MIB102)

Advice on the use of VAAFT for treating anal fistulae to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2017

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin (ES12)

ES12 Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin Key points

Evidence summary Published April 2017

Zio Service for detecting cardiac arrhythmias (MIB101)

Advice on the use of the Zio Service (a remote cardiac monitoring system) for detecting cardiac arrhythmias to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Mollii suit for spasticity (MIB100)

Advice on the use of Mollii suit (formerly Elektrodress; a therapeutic electrical stimulation jacket and trousers) for spasticity to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Bair Hugger for measuring core temperature during perioperative care (MIB99)

Advice on the use of the Bair Hugger system for measuring core temperature during perioperative care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Mitochondrial disorders in children: Co-enzyme Q10 (ES11)

Summary of the evidence on co-enzyme Q10 for mitochondrial disorders in children to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

Parkinson's disease with end-of-dose motor fluctuations: opicapone (ES9)

Summary of the evidence on opicapone for reducing end-of-dose motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

Hyperhidrosis: oxybutynin (ES10)

Summary of the evidence on oxybutynin for treating hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

Narcolepsy with or without cataplexy in adults: pitolisant (ES8)

Summary on the evidence on pitolisant for treating narcolepsy with or without cataplexy to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

Skin involvement in systemic sclerosis: rituximab (ES7)

Summary of the evidence on rituximab (MabThera) for treating skin involvement in systemic sclerosis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2017

TopClosure Tension Relief System for wound closure (MIB97)

Advice on the use of the TopClosure Tension Relief System for wound closure to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (MIB98)

Advice on the use of SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (using CT or cone-beam CT imaging) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Parkinson's disease with motor fluctuations: safinamide (ES6)

Summary of the evidence on safinamide for treating Parkinson’s disease with motor fluctuations to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published February 2017

Severe sialorrhoea (drooling) in children and young people with chronic neurological disorders: oral glycopyrronium bromide (ES5)

Summary of the evidence on oral glycopyrronium bromide for severe sialorrhoea (drooling) in children and young people with chronic neurological disorders

Evidence summary Published February 2017

U-Drain for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid (MIB95)

Advice on the use of the U-Drain drainage system for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

Smart One for measuring lung function (MIB96)

Advice on the use of Smart One for measuring lung function to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (MIB94)

Advice on the use of eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (bacteria) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

Ekso exoskeleton for rehabilitation in people with neurological weakness or paralysis (MIB93)

Advice on the use of the Ekso exoskeleton for rehabilitation in people with neurological weakness or paralysis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

CentriMag for heart failure (MIB92)

Advice on the use of CentriMag for heart failure to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

Boston Keratoprosthesis Type I for corneal blindness (MIB91)

Advice on the use of Boston Keratoprosthesis Type I for treating corneal blindness to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

Refractory extrapulmonary sarcoidosis: infliximab (ES4)

Summary of the evidence on infliximab for treating refractory extrapulmonary sarcoidosis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2017

Smartinhaler for asthma (MIB90)

Advice on the use of Smartinhaler for monitoring the activation of asthma inhalers to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2017

Oestrogen deficiency symptoms in postmenopausal women: conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate (ES3)

Summary of the evidence on conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate for oestrogen deficiency symptoms to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2016

Pulmonary sarcoidosis: infliximab (ES2)

Summary of the evidence on infliximab for treating pulmonary sarcoidosis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2016

CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System for placing nasoenteral feeding tubes (MIB48)

Advice on the use of the CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System (EAS) for the placement of nasoenteral feeding tube to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2016 Last updated December 2016

Impella 2.5 for haemodynamic support during high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions (MIB89)

Advice on the use of Impella 2.5 for haemodynamic support during high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016

Sternal Talon for sternal closure in cardiothoracic surgery (MIB88)

Advice on the use of Sternal Talon for closing the sternum in cardiothoracic surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016