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End-tidal Control software for use with Aisys closed circuit anaesthesia systems for automated gas control during general anaesthesia (MIB10)

Advice on the use of End-tidal Control software with Aisys closed circuit anaesthesia systems for automated gas control during general anaesthesia..

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2014

Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics (KTT9)

This document summarises the evidence base on antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics. It is a key therapeutic topic that has been identified to support medicines optimisation. It is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

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

Antipsychotics in people living with dementia (KTT7)

This document summarises the evidence base on antipsychotics in people living with dementia. It is a key therapeutic topic that has been identified to support medicines optimisation. It is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) (KTT16)

This key therapeutic topic has been reincluded in the September 2019 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. This document summarises the evidence base on anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs). It is a key therapeutic topic that has been identified to support medicines optimisation. It is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Biosimilar medicines (KTT15)

The key therapeutic topic biosimilar medicines has been retired from the 2019 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2018 is available here for information but it has not been updated since February 2018. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated February 2018

Wound care products (KTT14)

This document summarises the evidence base on wound care products. It is a key therapeutic topic that has been identified to support medicines optimisation. It is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (KTT13)

The key therapeutic topic non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs has been retired from the 2019 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2018 is available here for information but it has not been updated since February 2018. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated February 2018

Laxatives (KTT1)

The key therapeutic topic laxatives has been retired from the 2016 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2015 is available here for information but it has not been updated since January 2015. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015

Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities (KTT12)

This document summarises the evidence base on type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities. It is a key therapeutic topic that has been identified to support medicines optimisation. It is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Minocycline (KTT11)

The key therapeutic topic minocycline has been retired from the 2016 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2015 is available here for information but it has not been updated since January 2015. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015

LARS for reconstructing damaged intra-articular cruciate knee ligaments (MIB30)

Advice on the use of the LARS (ligament augmentation and reconstruction system) for reconstructing damaged intra-articular cruciate knee ligaments...

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2015

The NGAL Test for early diagnosis of acute kidney injury (MIB3)

Advice on the use of the NGAL Test for early diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2014

LipiFlow thermal pulsation treatment for dry eyes caused by blocked meibomian glands (MIB29)

Advice on the use of the LipiFlow thermal pulsation treatment for dry eyes caused by blocked meibomian glands to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2015

Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (MIB28)

Advice on the use of the Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women...

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2015

The PediGuard for placing pedicle screws in spinal surgery (MIB26)

Advice on the use of the PediGuard for placing pedicle screws in spinal surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

The Juxta CURES adjustable compression system for treating venous leg ulcers (MIB25)

Advice on the use of the Juxta CURES adjustable compression system for treating venous leg ulcers to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

The Epidrum for aiding access to the epidural space (MIB23)

Advice on the use of the Epidrum for aiding access to the epidural space to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

The RhinoChill intranasal cooling system for reducing temperature after cardiac arrest (MIB4)

Advice on the use of the RhinoChill intranasal cooling system for reducing temperature after cardiac arrest to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2014

ERBE flexible cryoprobes for bronchoscopic diagnosis and treatment (MIB39)

Advice on the use of ERBE flexible cryoprobes for bronchoscopic diagnosis and treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2015

i STAT CG4+ and CHEM8+ cartridges for point-of-care testing in the emergency department (MIB38)

Advice on the use of the i STAT CG4+ and CHEM8+ cartridges for point-of-care testing in the emergency department to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2015

Thermogard XP for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest (MIB37)

Advice on the use of the Thermogard XP system for treating therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2015

Visensia for early detection of deteriorating vital signs in adults in hospital (MIB36)

Advice on the use of the Visensia for early detection of deteriorating vital signs in adults in hospital to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2015

AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG app (Kardia Mobile) for detecting atrial fibrillation (MIB35)

Advice on the use of the AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG (Kardia Mobile) app for detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2015

Spiral Flow peripheral vascular graft for treating peripheral arterial disease (MIB34)

Advice on the use of the Spiral Flow peripheral vascular (PV) graft for treating peripheral arterial disease (PAD) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2015

Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy (MIB33)

Advice on the use of the Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2015

BD MAX Enteric Bacterial Panel for identifying pathogens in contagious gastroenteritis (MIB32)

Advice on the use of the BD MAX Enteric Bacterial Panel (EBP) for identifying pathogens in contagious gastroenteritis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2015

Peptest for diagnosing gastro‑oesophageal reflux (MIB31)

Advice on the use of the Peptest for diagnosing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2015

Shiley Endotracheal Tube with TaperGuard Cuff for intensive care patients at risk of ventilator‑associated pneumonia (MIB22)

Advice on the use of Shiley Endotracheal Tube with TaperGuard Cuff for patients at risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2015

The SpyGlass direct visualisation system for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures during endoscopy of the biliary system (MIB21)

Advice on the use of The SpyGlass direct visualisation system for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures during endoscopy of the biliary system..

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2015

PulmoVista 500 for monitoring ventilation in critical care (MIB203)

Advice on the use of PulmoVista 500 for monitoring ventilation in critical care to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

LQD Spray for treating acute and chronic wounds (MIB202)

Advice on the use of LQD Spray (spray-on dressing containing modified biopolymer chitosan FH02) for treating acute/chronic wounds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

eXroid for internal haemorrhoids (MIB201)

Advice on the use of eXroid, using direct current electrotherapy to blood vessels of internal haemorrhoid to shrink haemorrhoids, to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

PIUR tUS for abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance and endovascular aneurysm repair endoleak detection (MIB200)

Advice on the use of PIUR tUS for abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance and endovascular aneurysm repair endoleak detection to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

The PressureWire fractional flow reserve measurement system for coronary artery disease (MIB2)

Advice on the use of the PressureWire fractional flow reserve measurement system for coronary artery disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2014

Optowire for measuring fractional flow reserve (MIB199)

Advice on the use of Optowire (sterile, fibreoptic-based, disposable guide wire) for measuring fractional flow reserve (FFR) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2019

AmnioSense for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy (MIB198)

Advice on the use of AmnioSense (non-invasive diagnostic pad/liner) for unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019

MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection (MIB195)

Advice on the use of MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions (MIB194)

Advice on the use of superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

InterDry for intertrigo (MIB192)

Advice on the use of InterDry for intertrigo (inflammatory skin rash) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

VIDAvision for lung volume analysis in emphysema (MIB148)

Advice on the use of VIDAvision for lung volume analysis in advanced emphysema to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2018

AlignRT for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery (MIB147)

Advice on the use of AlignRT (patient position monitoring system using cameras) for intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018

QAngio XA 3D/QFR imaging software for assessing coronary obstructions (MIB146)

Advice on the use of QAngio XA 3D/QFR imaging software for assessing coronary obstructions using fractional flow reserve (FFR) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018

Noctura 400 Sleep Mask for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema (MIB144)

Advice on the use of Noctura 400 Sleep Mask for diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2018

ColonFlag for identifying people at risk of colorectal cancer (MIB142)

Advice on the use of ColonFlag (web-based machine learning algorithm) for identifying people at risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2018

Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke (MIB141)

Advice on the use of Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) to detect atrial fibrillation (AF) after cryptogenic stroke to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2018

Coban 2 for venous leg ulcers (MIB140)

Advice on the use of Coban 2 for venous leg ulcers to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2018

The SENSIMED Triggerfish contact lens sensor for continuous 24-hour recording of ocular dimensional changes in people with or at risk of developing glaucoma (MIB14)

Advice on the use of the SENSIMED Triggerfish contact lens sensor for use in people with or at risk of developing glaucoma

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2014

EpiFix for chronic wounds (MIB139)

Advice on the use of EpiFix (an allograft comprising dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane tissue/dHACM) for chronic wounds to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy medium (MIP-M) for removing kidney stones (MIB138)

Advice on the use of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy medium (MIP-M) for removing kidney stones to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018