Virtual Touch Quantification (VTq) to diagnose and monitor liver fibrosis in Hepatitis B and C.

Wed 07 September 16

Kings Technology Evaluation Centre (KiTEC) published in Applied Health Economics and Health Policy a study as part of a NICE Medical Technology Guidance. The study investigated the use of Virtual Touch Quantification (VTq) to diagnose and monitor liver fibrosis in...


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CT scanners for coronary CT angiography (CCTA) in challenging patient groups

Tue 05 July 16

This report discusses the technical approaches used to address the challenges of CCTA imaging and compares the relevant technical...

Multicentre prospective survey of SeHCAT provision and practice in the UK

Wed 25 May 16

 

A clinical diagnosis of bile acid malabsorption (BAM) can be confirmed using SeHCAT (tauroselcholic (75selenium) acid), a radiolabelled synthetic bile...

Diagnostic accuracy of (18)F amyloid PET tracers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mon 01 February 16

Imaging or tissue biomarker evidence has been introduced into the core diagnostic pathway for Alzheimer's disease (AD). PET using (18)F-labelled...

A Multicenter Prospective Study to Investigate the Diagnostic Accuracy of the SeHCAT Test in Measuring Bile Acid Malabsorption: Research Protocol

Sat 02 January 16

Background: Bile acid malabsorption (BAM) is one possible explanation for chronic diarrhea. BAM may be idiopathic, or result from ileal...

The geko™ Electro-Stimulation Device for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance

Wed 01 April 15

The gekoTM device is a single-use, battery- powered, neuromuscular electrostimulation device that aims to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism...

E-vita open plus for treating complex aneurysms and dissections of the thoracic aorta

Tue 04 June 13

The E‑vita open plus (JOTEC GmbH) is an endoluminal stent graft system designed for treating aneurysms and dissections of the...