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Clostridium difficile infection: fidaxomicin (ESNM1)

Summary of the evidence on fidaxomicin for treating Clostridium difficile (C. diff/C. difficile) infection to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published July 2012

Clostridium difficile infection: risk with broad-spectrum antibiotics (ESMPB1)

Summary of the evidence on the risk of using broad-specturm antibiotics associated with clostridium difficile infection

Evidence summary Published March 2015

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: long-term azithromycin (ESUOM38)

Summary of the evidence on long-term azithromycin for treating non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published November 2014

Pouchitis: rifaximin (ESUOM30)

Summary of the evidence on rifaximin for treating pouchitis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2014

Cystic fibrosis: long-term azithromycin (ESUOM37)

Summary of the evidence on long-term azithromycinoral for treating cystic fibrosis (CF) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published November 2014

External genital and perianal warts: green tea (Camellia sinensis) leaf extract 10% ointment (ESNM66)

Summary of the evidence on green tea (Camellia sinensis) leaf extract 10% ointment for treating external genital and perianal warts to inform local NHS planning

Evidence summary Published December 2015

Difficult-to-treat scabies: oral ivermectin (ESUOM29)

Summary of the evidence on oral ivermectin for treating difficult-to-treat scabies to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2014

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

Hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: telavancin (ESNM44)

Summary of the evidence on telavancin (Vibativ) for hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by MRSA to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published July 2014

Gastroparesis in adults: oral erythromycin (ESUOM13)

Summary of the evidence on oral erythromycin for gastroparesis (delayed stomach emptying) in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2013

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

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin (ES12)

ES12 Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: inhaled tobramycin Key points

Evidence summary Published April 2017

Antimicrobial prescribing: Ceftazidime/avibactam (ES16)

Summary of the evidence on ceftazidime/avibactam for complicated intra-abdominal and UTI infections and hospital-acquired pneumonia

Evidence summary: antimicrobial prescribing Published November 2017

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

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

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

Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: colistimethate sodium (ESUOM25)

Summary of the evidence on colistimethate sodium (Colobreathe) for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2014

Multidrug resistant urinary tract infections: fosfomycin trometamol (ESUOM17)

This evidence summary has been withdrawn because a product containing fosfomycin trometamol with a marketing authorisation for treating multidrug resistant urinary tract infections is now available in the UK.

Evidence summary Published July 2013

HemaClear for bloodless surgical field during limb surgery (MIB187)

Advice on the use of HemaClear for bloodless surgical field during limb surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2019

Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage (MIB188)

Advice on the use of Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2019

ADXBLADDER for detecting bladder cancer (MIB180)

Advice on ADXBLADDER for detecting bladder cancer to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2019

DuraGraft for preserving vascular grafts (MIB184)

Advice on DuraGraft for preserving vascular grafts used in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

Peezy Midstream for urine collection (MIB183)

Advice on Peezy Midstream for midstream urine (MSU) collection

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention (MIB182)

Advice on SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

Servo-n with Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) for babies and children (MIB163)

Advice on the use of Serve-n with Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) for babies and children to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2018

gammaCore for cluster headache (MIB162)

Advice on the use of gammaCore for cluster headaches to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2018

The OPTIMIZER smart system for managing heart failure (MIB186)

Advice on the use of the OPTIMIZER smart system for managing heart failure to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2019

Danis stent for acute oesophageal variceal bleeds (MIB185)

Advice on the use of Danis stent for acute oesophageal variceal bleeds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2019

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

Point-of-care diagnostic testing in primary care for strep A infection in sore throat (MIB145)

Advice on the use of point-of-care diagnostic testing in primary care for streptococcus A (strep A) infection in sore throat to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018

Cerebrotech Visor for detecting stroke (MIB165)

Advice on the use of Cerebrotech Visor for detecting stroke to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2018

Axonics sacral neuromodulation system for overactive bladder and faecal incontinence (MIB164)

Advice on the use of Axonics sacral neuromodulation system (SNM) for overactive bladder and faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2018

Path Finder for freezing of gait in people with Parkinson's disease (MIB170)

Advice on the use of Path Finder for freezing of gait in people with Parkinson’s disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2019

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

Radiation dose monitoring software for medical imaging with ionising radiation (MIB127)

Advice on the use of radiation dose monitoring software for medical imaging with ionising radiation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology for maintaining chest tube patency (MIB125)

Advice on the use of PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology (ACT) for maintaining chest tube patency to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

Health app: Sleepio for adults with poor sleep (MIB129)

Advice on the use of the Sleepio health app to help adults with poor sleep improve sleep through cognitive behavioural therapy, to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services (MIB130)

Advice on the use of the ChatHealth app for anonymous and confidential communication between patients and healthcare professionals in school nursing services

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

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

TYM smartphone otoscope for imaging and videoing the external ear canal and eardrum (MIB134)

Advice on the use of the TYM smartphone otoscope (using Apple iOS device) for imaging/videoing the external ear canal and eardrum to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Next-generation sequencing panel for solid tumour cancers in children (MIB133)

Advice on the use of the next-generation sequencing (NGS) panel for solid tumour cancers in children to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 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

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

MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes (MIB135)

Advice on the use of the MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Thora-3Di for assessing asthma in children (MIB122)

Advice on the use of Thora-3Di for assessing asthma in children (paediatric) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

Airglove air warming system for venous access (MIB151)

Advice on the use of Airglove air warming system for venous access to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2018

ORA G3 to measure corneal hysteresis (MIB150)

Advice on the use of ORA (Ocular Response Analyzer) G3 for measuring corneal hysteresis during diagnosis and management of glaucoma to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2018

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