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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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Ongoing HTAs by the Galician Scientific and Technical Advice Unit

The Galician Scientific and Technical Advice Unit in Spain (AVALIA-T) systematically evaluates healthcare technologies and provides decision-makers with critically reviewed information about their efficacy, safety, and effectiveness.

As of May 24, 2021, the AVALIA-T is working on the following assessments related to medical procedures or technologies:

  • Biomonitoring of Hexachlorocyclohexane metabolites as exposure markers and their utility in exposed individuals monitoring;
  • Endovascular treatment of varicose veins: radiofrequency ablation and cyanoacrylate venous adhesive;
  • Effectiveness and safety of epiduroscopy in the treatment of failed back surgery syndrome and lumbar spinal stenosis;
  • Bronchial thermoplasty for severe acute asthma;
  • Ventricular assist devices (VADs) in pediatric patients with an indication for permanent destination therapy;
  • Monitoring study protocol: Left ventricular assist devices in destination therapy;
  • Oral home enteral nutrition in cancer patients requiring modification of the oral diet by mucositis even if there is no malnutrition;
  • Home enteral nutrition in elderly patients with severe protein-energy malnutrition after hip fracture. Systematic review;
  • Oral home enteral nutrition in the cancer patient in active treatment and with severe malnutrition that does not reverse through the single intake of food for ordinary consumption;
  • Organizational models for the provision of palliative care;
  • Update on the clinical effectiveness of neonatal screening for congenital metabolic errors: maple syrup urine disease, isovaleric acidemia, and homocystinuria;
  • Protocol for proper use of tests and results of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D;
  • Clinical Practice Guide on palliative care for adults in the last days;
  • Methodological development line: Development of the PriTec application;
  • Methodological development line: Plan for the detection of emerging technologies;
  • Comparative results of the different screening strategies for trisomies 21, 13, and 18: adaptation of the EUnetHTA report.

The details of the ongoing assessments can be found here.

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