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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

Oestrogen deficiency symptoms in postmenopausal women: conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate (ES3)

Summary of the evidence on conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate for oestrogen deficiency symptoms to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2016

Induction of labour: misoprostol vaginal delivery system (ESNM38)

Summary of the evidence on the misoprostol vaginal delivery system for induction of labour to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2014 Last updated November 2014

Early and metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer: subcutaneous trastuzumab (ESNM13)

Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous trastuzumab for HER2-positive breast cancer to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published March 2013

Ovarian cancer (advanced): bevacizumab 7.5 mg/kg in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for first-line treatment (ESUOM21)

Summary of the evidence on bevacizumab 7.5 mg/kg with paclitaxel and carboplatin for the first-line treatment of advanced ovarian cancer..

Evidence summary Published October 2013

Long-acting reversible contraception: subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA‑SC) (ESNM31)

Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) for long-acting reversible contraception..

Evidence summary Published January 2014

Long-acting reversible contraception: levonorgestrel 13.5 mg intrauterine delivery system (ESNM41)

Summary of the evidence on the levonorgestrel intrauterine delivery system (long-acting reversible contraception) to inform local NHS planning...

Evidence summary Published June 2014

Induction of labour in late intrauterine fetal death: vaginal misoprostol (after oral mifepristone) (ESUOM11)

Summary of the evidence on vaginal misoprostol (after oral mifepristone) for induction labour in late intrauterine fetal death (IUFD)..

Evidence summary Published April 2013

Bindex for investigating suspected osteoporosis (MIB106)

Advice on the use of Bindex (portable pulse echo ultrasound device) for investigating suspected osteoporosis to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

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

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

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

Combined oral contraception: nomegestrol/estradiol (Zoely) (ESNM28)

Summary of the evidence on nomegestrol/estradiol (Zoely) for use as combined oral contraception to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2013

Peezy Midstream for urine collection (MIB183)

Advice on Peezy Midstream for midstream urine (MSU) collection

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2019

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

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

Bile acid malabsorption: colesevelam (ESUOM22)

Summary of the evidence on colesevelam for treating bile acid malabsorption (BAM) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published October 2013

FreeStyle Libre for glucose monitoring (MIB110)

Advice on the use of FreeStyle Libre for monitoring glucose levels in diabetes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017 Last updated September 2017

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

Early breast cancer (preventing recurrence and improving survival): adjuvant bisphosphonates (ES15)

Summary of the evidence on adjuvant bisphosphonates for preventing recurrence or improving survival in people with early breast cancer

Evidence summary Published July 2017

IQoro for hiatus hernia (MIB176)

Advice on the use of IQoro for hiatus hernia to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

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

Polycystic ovary syndrome: metformin in women not planning pregnancy (ESUOM6)

Summary of the evidence on metformin for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women not planning pregnancy to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published February 2013

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

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

IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia (MIB175)

Advice on the use of IQoro for stroke-related dysphagia to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2019

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

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

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

Interstitial cystitis: dimethyl sulfoxide bladder instillation (ESUOM26)

Summary of the evidence on dimethyl sulfoxide bladder instillation for treating interstitial cystitis to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published February 2014

Farco-fill Protect for indwelling urinary catheterisation (MIB121)

Advice on the use of Farco-fill Protect for inflating Foley catheter balloons for indwelling (in-situ) urinary catheterisation to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Urethrotech UCD for difficult or failed catheterisation (MIB116)

Advice on the use of Urethrotech urethral catheterisation device (UCD) for difficult or failed catheterisations in men to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation in adults: linaclotide (ESNM16)

Summary of the evidence on linaclotide for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published April 2013

ADXBLADDER for detecting bladder cancer (MIB180)

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

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2019

U-Drain for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid (MIB95)

Advice on the use of the U-Drain drainage system for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2017

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

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

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

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

Neo Pedicle Screw System for spinal fusion surgery (MIB108)

Advice on the use of Neo Pedicle Screw System (single-use instruments, implantable screws and rods) for spinal fusion surgery to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

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

Advice on the use of VitalPAC for assessing vital signs of patients in hospital to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2016

Mollii suit for spasticity (MIB100)

Advice on the use of Mollii suit (formerly Elektrodress; a therapeutic electrical stimulation jacket and trousers) for spasticity to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

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

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

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

Laxatives (KTT1)

recommends this as a possible treatment for chronic constipation only in women for whom treatment with at least 2 laxatives from...

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015

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

Zio Service for detecting cardiac arrhythmias (MIB101)

Advice on the use of the Zio Service (a remote cardiac monitoring system) for detecting cardiac arrhythmias to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published March 2017

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

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