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SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (MIB98)

Advice on the use of SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology (using CT or cone-beam CT imaging) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

Bair Hugger for measuring core temperature during perioperative care (MIB99)

Advice on the use of the Bair Hugger system for measuring core temperature during perioperative care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

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

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

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

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

CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System for placing nasoenteral feeding tubes (MIB48)

Advice on the use of the CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System (EAS) for the placement of nasoenteral feeding tube to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2016 Last updated December 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

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

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

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

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

Aquilion PRIME CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease in adults in whom imaging is difficult (MIB53)

Advice on the use of the Aquilion PRIME CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016 Last updated July 2017

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

AdenoPlus point-of-care test for diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis (MIB46)

Advice on the use of the AdenoPlus point-of-care test for diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2015

TearLab osmolarity system for diagnosing dry eye disease (MIB47)

Advice on the use of the TearLab osmolarity system for diagnosing dry eye disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Somatom Definition Edge CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease in adults in whom imaging is difficult (MIB54)

Advice on the use of the Somatom Definition Edge CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2016 Last updated July 2017

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

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

Health app: GDm-Health for people with gestational diabetes (MIB131)

Advice on the GDm-Health app to remotely monitor blood glucose in people with gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

Fungitell for antifungal treatment stratification (MIB118)

Advice on the use of the Fungitell assay for detecting fungal infections (pathogens, fungus, fungi) in guiding antifungal treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

Plasma EGFR mutation tests for adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (MIB137)

Advice on the use of plasma EGFR mutation tests for adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

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

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

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE diagnostics guidance 38.

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2018

Curos disinfecting cap for needleless connectors (MIB143)

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE medical technologies guidance 44.

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2018

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

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

Ultroid 2.0 for internal haemorrhoids (MIB75)

This medtech innovation briefing is temporarily unavailable, please contact mibs@nice.org.uk for further information.

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2016

gammaCore for cluster headache (MIB162)

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE medical technologies guidance 46.

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2018

Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy (MIB33)

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE medical technologies guidance 47.

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 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

VitalPAC for assessing vital signs of patients in hospital (MIB79)

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE medtech innovation briefing MIB205.

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2016

Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold system for coronary artery disease (MIB84)

NICE withdrew this medtech innovation briefing in November 2017 after the company stopped manufacturing Absorb because of low uptake. Some UK hospitals continue to use the technology in ongoing clinical studies.

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2016

UrgoStart for chronic wounds (MIB82)

This advice has been updated and replaced by NICE medical technologies guidance 42.

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2016

Lutonix drug-coated balloon for peripheral arterial disease (MIB72)

NICE withdrew this medtech innovation briefing in October 2019 after the MHRA withdrew support for this type of technology being used in intermittent claudication for arterial disease.

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2016