Updating results

ATEC system for vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (MIB43)

Advice on the use of the ATEC system for vacuum-assisted breast biopsy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2015

EndoPredict gene expression profiling assay for assessing risk of breast cancer recurrence (MIB44)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE diagnostics guidance 34.

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2015

PneuX for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care (MIB45)

Advice on the use of PneuX for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2015

The BCM – Body Composition Monitor for managing fluid in people having dialysis (MIB41)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE diagnostics guidance 29.

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2015

PROPATEN heparin-bonded vascular graft for peripheral arterial disease (MIB42)

Advice on the use of the PROPATEN heparin-bonded vascular graft for treating peripheral arterial disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2015

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

Active B12 assay for diagnosing vitamin B12 deficiency (MIB40)

Advice on the use of the Active B12 assay for diagnosing vitamin B12 deficiency 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Prosigna gene expression profiling assay for assessing long‑term risk of breast cancer recurrence (MIB27)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE diagnostics guidance 34.

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 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

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 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 OraQuick HCV point‑of‑care test for rapid detection of hepatitis C virus antibodies (MIB24)

Advice on the use of the OraQuick HCV point-of-care test for rapid detection of hepatitis C virus antibodies 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

The AutoPulse non-invasive cardiac support pump for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (MIB18)

Advice on the use of AutoPulse non-invasive cardiac support pump for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2015

The ZedScan as an adjunct to colposcopy in women with suspected cervical intra‑epithelial neoplasia (MIB20)

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE diagnostics guidance 32.

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2015

The Arrow OnControl powered bone marrow biopsy system for bone marrow aspiration and biopsy (MIB19)

Advice on the use of the Arrow OnControl powered bone marrow biopsy system for bone marrow aspiration and biopsy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2015

The Oncentra Prostate v4.x for ultrasound‑guided real‑time HDR brachytherapy in men with localised prostate cancer (MIB16)

Advice on the use of Oncentra Prostate v4.x for ultrasound-guided real-time HDR brachytherapy in men with localised prostate cancer to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2014

Aixplorer ShearWave Elastography for ultrasound imaging and assessing suspicious breast lesions (MIB15)

Advice on the use of Aixplorer ShearWave Elastography for ultrasound imaging and assessing suspicious breast lesions to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2014

The Space GlucoseControl system for managing blood‑glucose in critically ill patients in intensive care (MIB17)

Advice on the use of the Space GlucoseControl system for managing blood-glucose in critically ill patients in intensive care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2014

The NxStage System One NX1000‑1 home haemodialysis device for renal replacement therapy in chronic kidney disease (MIB12)

Advice on the use of the NxStage System One NX1000-1 home haemodialysis device for renal replacement therapy in chronic kidney disease (CKD)..

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2014

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

The OSCAR 3 ultrasonic arthroplasty revision instrument for removing bone cement during prosthetic joint revision (MIB13)

Advice on the use of the OSCAR 3 ultrasonic arthroplasty revision instrument for removing bone cement during prosthetic joint revision..

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2014

Oxyzyme and Iodozyme 2-layer hydrogel wound dressings with iodine for treating chronic wounds (MIB11)

Advice on the use of Oxyzyme and Iodozyme 2-layer hydrogel wound dressings with iodine for treating chronic wounds to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2014

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

The PolySoft hernia patch used with the ONSTEP technique to treat inguinal hernias (MIB9)

Advice on the use of the PolySoft hernia patch with the ONSTEP technique for treating inguinal hernias to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2014

The hTEE system for transoesophageal echocardiographic monitoring of haemodynamic instability (MIB7)

Advice on the use of the hTEE system for transoesophageal echocardiographic monitoring of haemodynamic instability to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2014

The Airsonett temperature-controlled laminar airflow device for persistent allergic asthma (MIB8)

Advice on the use of the Airsonett temperature-controlled laminar airflow device for persistent allergic asthma to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2014

AccuVein AV400 for vein visualisation (MIB6)

Advice on the use of AccuVein AV400 for vein visualisation (peripheral venous access) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2014

Acoustic CR Neuromodulation for adults with chronic subjective tonal tinnitus (MIB5)

Advice on the use of the Acoustic CR Neuromodulation system for adults with chronic subjective tonal tinnitus to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2014

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

The Versajet II hydrosurgery system for surgical debridement of acute and chronic wounds and burns (MIB1)

Advice on the use of the Versajet II hydrosurgery system for surgical debridement of acute and chronic wounds and burns to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2014

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

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