Updating results

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

CytoSorb therapy for sepsis (MIB87)

Advice on the use of CytoSorb therapy for treating sepsis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016

OCS Heart system for heart transplant (MIB86)

Advice on the use of OCS Heart system for monitoring and preserving donor hearts to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2016

Minimal change disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in adults: rituximab (ES1)

Summary of the evidence on rituximab for minimal change disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published November 2016

Needle-free arterial non-injectable connector (MIB85)

Advice on the use of needle-free arterial non-injectable connector through which blood samples can be collected to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2016

Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV in adults at high risk: Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) (ESNM78)

Summary of the evidence on Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV in adults at high risk

Evidence summary Published October 2016

Woundchek Protease Status for assessing elevated protease status in chronic wounds (MIB83)

Advice on the use of Woundchek Protease Status for assessing elevated protease status in chronic wounds to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2016

Alere Afinion CRP for C-reactive protein testing in primary care (MIB81)

Advice on the use of the Alere Afinion CRP for C-reactive protein testing in primary care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2016

FLEXISEQ for osteoarthritis (MIB80)

Advice on the use of FLEXISEQ for treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2016

QuikRead go for C-reactive protein testing in primary care (MIB78)

Advice on the use of QuickRead go for C-reactive protein (CRP) testing in primary care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2016

OSNA for colon cancer staging (MIB77)

Advice on the use of OSNA in vitro diagnostic molecular assay system for staging colon cancer to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2016

Axxent electronic brachytherapy system for early stage breast cancer (MIB76)

Advice on the use of the Axxent electronic brachytherapy system for treating early stage breast cancer to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2016

Stretta System for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (MIB74)

Advice on the use of Stretta System for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2016

QTUG for assessing falls risk and frailty (MIB73)

Advice on the use of the Quantitative Timed Up and Go (QTUG) to assess mobility, falls risk and frailty during the standard Timed Up and Go (TUG) test to aid…

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2016

Alair bronchial thermoplasty system for adults with severe difficult to control asthma (MIB71)

Advice on the use of the Alair bronchial thermoplasty system for treating adults with severe, difficult to control asthma to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2016

Mobi-C for cervical disc replacement (MIB70)

Advice on the use of Mobi-C for cervical disc replacement to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2016

Cellvizio confocal endomicroscopy system for characterising pancreatic cysts (MIB69)

Advice on the use of Cellvizio confocal endomicroscopy system (CLS) for characterising pancreatic cysts to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2016

S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation (MIB68)

Advice on the use of the S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2016

Complicated intra-abdominal infections: ceftolozane/tazobactam (ESNM75)

Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated intra-abdominal infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2016

Complicated urinary tract infections: ceftolozane/tazobactam (ESNM74)

Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated urinary tract infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2016

Reversal of the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran: idarucizumab (ESNM73)

Summary of the evidence on idarucizumab for reversing the anticoagulant effect of dabigtatran to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published May 2016

LATITUDE NXT Patient Management System for monitoring cardiac devices at home (MIB67)

Advice on the use of the LATITUDE NXT Patient Management System for monitoring cardiac devices to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2016

Secca System for faecal incontinence (MIB66)

Advice on the use of the Secca system for treating faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2016

Prolaris gene expression assay for assessing long-term risk of prostate cancer progression (MIB65)

Advice on the use of the Prolaris gene expression assay for assessing the risk of prostate cancer progression to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2016

CareLink network service for remote monitoring of people with cardiac devices (MIB64)

Advice on the use of the CareLink network service for monitoring cardiac devices to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2016

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: tiotropium/olodaterol (Spiolto Respimat) (ESNM72)

Summary of the evidence on tiotropium/olodaterol (Spiolto Respimat) for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)..

Evidence summary Published May 2016

SIR-Spheres for treating inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma (MIB63)

Advice on the use of SIR-Spheres for treating inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (liver cancer) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

TheraSphere for treating operable and inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma (MIB62)

Advice on the use of TheraSphere for treating operable and inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

Moderate to severe acute post­-operative pain: sufentanil sublingual tablet system (ESNM71)

Summary of the evidence on the sufentanil sublingual tablet system for treating post­operative pain to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2016

Chronic wounds: advanced wound dressings and antimicrobial dressings (ESMPB2)

Summary of the evidence on advanced wound dressings and antimicrobial dressings for managing chronic wounds to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2016

Pulmonary hypertension in neonates: sildenafil (ESUOM51)

Summary of the evidence on sildenafil for treating pulmonary hypertension in neonates to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2016

ThermoCool SmartTouch catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation (MIB61)

Advice on the use of the ThermoCool SmartTouch catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

TactiCath Quartz catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation (MIB60)

Advice on the use of the TactiCath Quartz catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and young people: guanfacine prolonged-release (ESNM70)

Summary of the evidence on guanfacine prolonged-release for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2016

Icare rebound tonometer to measure intraocular pressure (MIB57)

Advice on the use of the Icare rebound tonometer to measure intraocular pressure and assess the risk of developing glaucoma to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

Mersey Burns for calculating fluid resuscitation volume when managing burns (MIB58)

Advice on the use of the Mersey Burns app for calculating fluid resuscitation when managing burns to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

Otovent nasal balloon for otitis media with effusion (MIB59)

Advice on the use of the Otovent nasal balloon for relieving the symptoms of otitis effusion (glue ear) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

ODFS Pace and Pace XL functional electrical stimulation devices for treating drop foot (MIB56)

Advice on the use of ODFS Pace and Pace XL functional electrical stimulation devices for treating drop foot to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

ClearWay RX for drug delivery to coronary artery thrombotic lesions (MIB55)

Advice ClearWay RX for drug delivery to coronary artery thrombotic lesions to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016

Prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in adults: netupitant/palonosetron (ESNM69)

Summary of the evidence on netupitant/palonosetron to prevent chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2016

Renin-angiotensin system drugs: dual therapy (KTT2)

The key therapeutic topic renin-angiotensin system drugs: dual therapy has been retired from the 2017 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2016 is available here for information but it has not been updated since February 2016. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated February 2016

First-choice antidepressant use in adults with depression or generalised anxiety disorder (KTT8)

The key therapeutic topic first-choice antidepressant use in adults with depression or generalised anxiety disorder has been retired from the 2017 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2016 is available here for information but it has not been updated since February 2016. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated February 2016

Xpert Carba-R to identify people carrying carbapenemase-producing organisms (MIB52)

Advice on the Xpert Carba-R test for identifying organisms that have carbapenemase genes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2016

MiniMed 640G system with SmartGuard for managing blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes (MIB51)

Advice on the MiniMed 640G system with SmartGuard for managing blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2016

BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume (MIB50)

Advice on the BladderScan BVI 9400 3D portable ultrasound scanner for measuring bladder volume to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2016

EarlySense for heart and respiratory monitoring and predicting patient deterioration (MIB49)

Advice on the use of EarlySense for heart and respiratory monitoring and predicting patient deterioration to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2016

Inflammatory lesions of papulopustular rosacea: ivermectin 10 mg/g cream (ESNM68)

Summary of the evidence on ivermectin 10 mg/g cream for treating papulopustular rosacea to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2016

Hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer: docetaxel (ESUOM50)

Summary of the evidence on docetaxel for treating hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2016

C3 glomerulopathy in the native kidney: eculizumab (ESUOM49)

Summary of the evidence on eculizumab for treating C3 glomerulopathy in the native kidney inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2015