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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

Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy (MIB119)

Advice on the use of Aptiva for painful diabetic neuropathy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

Caris Molecular Intelligence for guiding cancer treatment (MIB120)

Advice on the use of Caris Molecular Intelligence (CMI; solid tumour biomarker analysis service) for guiding cancer treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2017

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

Memokath-028, 044 and 045 stents for urethral obstruction (MIB123)

Advice on the use of Memokath-028, 044 and 045 stents for urethral obstruction and bladder neck or outlet obstructions in men to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2017

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

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

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

Point-of-care creatinine tests before contrast-enhanced imaging (MIB136)

Advice on the use of point-of-care (POC) creatinine tests for measuring kidney function before contrast-enhanced imaging to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

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

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

Point-of-care and home faecal calprotectin tests for monitoring treatment response in inflammatory bowel disease (MIB132)

Advice on the use of point-of-care and home faecal calprotectin tests for monitoring treatment response in inflammatory bowel disease

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2017

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

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

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

VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts (MIB115)

Advice on the use of VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2017

FebriDx for C-reactive protein and Myxovirus resistance protein A testing in primary care (MIB114)

Advice on the use of FebriDx for C-reactive protein and Myxovirus resistance protein A testing in primary care to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

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

Biopatch for venous or arterial catheter sites (MIB117)

Advice on the use of Biopatch hydrophilic foam dressing with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) for venous or arterial catheter sites to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 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

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

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

SecurAcath for securing cerebrospinal fluid catheters (MIB107)

Advice on the use of SecurAcath for securing cerbrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage catheters to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

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

Preventing recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection: bezlotoxumab (ES13)

Summary of the evidence on bezlotoxumab for preventing the recurrence of Clostridium difficile (C difficile) infection

Evidence summary Published June 2017

Permacol for treating anal fistulae (MIB105)

Advice on the use of Permacol for treating anal fistulae (fistula) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2017

RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (MIB109)

Advice on the use of RIDASCREEN tests for monitoring infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published June 2017

L-Dex U400 for lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment (MIB111)

Advice on the use of L-Dex U400 for lymphoedema (lymphedema) after breast cancer treatment to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest (MIB112)

Advice on the use of Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

Obese, overweight with risk factors: liraglutide (Saxenda) (ES14)

Summary of the evidence on liraglutide for managing obesity and overweight with risk factors in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published June 2017

Nasal Alar SpO2 sensor for monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry (MIB113)

Advice on the use of the Nasal Alar SpO2 sensor for monitoring oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry to aid local-decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: glycopyrronium bromide (ESNM9)

Summary of the evidence on glycopyrronium bromide for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published January 2013

Promoting tolerance of enteral feeds in children and young people: domperidone (ESUOM18)

Summary of the evidence on domperidone to promote tolerance of enteral feeds in children and young people..

Evidence summary Published July 2013 Last updated September 2014

Transient ischaemic attack: clopidogrel (ESUOM23)

Summary of the evidence on clopidogrel for treating transient ischaemic attack (TIA) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2013

Coronary revascularisation: Cangrelor (ESNM63)

Summary of the evidence on cangrelor for coronary revascularisation to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published November 2015

Hypersalivation: oral glycopyrronium bromide (ESUOM15)

Summary of the evidence on oral glycopyrronium bromide for treating hypersalivation (sialorrhoea) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published July 2013

Generalised anxiety disorder: quetiapine (ESUOM12)

Summary of the evidence on quetiapine monotherapy for treating generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published May 2013

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

Schizophrenia: omega-3 fatty acid medicines (ESUOM19)

Summary of the evidence on omega-3 fatty acid medicines for treating schizophrenia to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published September 2013