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  1. In its evaluation of burosumab, the committee noted substantial uncertainty in several areas, and agreed that further research into the treatment benefit of burosumab in young people aged 13 years and over would relieve some of the clinical uncertainty in an age group covered by the marketing authorisation.

    Recommendation ID HST8/1 Question In its evaluation of burosumab, the committee noted substantial uncertainty in several areas, and agreed

  2. The evidence on percutaneous insertion of a cerebral protection device to prevent cerebral embolism during TAVI raises no major safety concerns other than those associated with the TAVI procedure. However, the evidence on efficacy for preventing TAVI-related stroke is inconclusive. Therefore, this procedure should only be used with  special arrangements   for clinical governance, consent, and audit or research.

    Recommendation ID IPG650/1 Question The evidence on percutaneous insertion of a cerebral protection device to prevent cerebral embolism

  3. Current evidence on the safety of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the leg shows there are well-recognised but infrequent complications. For distal DVT that does not extend into the common femoral vein the evidence on efficacy is inconclusive, therefore this procedure should only be used in the context of  research .

    Recommendation ID IPG651/2 Question Current evidence on the safety of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy for acute deep vein thrombosis