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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 SESCS in Spain in March 2024

In March 2024, the Evaluation and Planning Service of the Canary Islands Health Service (SESCS) is working on several HTAs, including evaluations in the cardiovascular, endocrine, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, surgical procedures, and some other fields. Some examples can be found below:

  • Update of the evidence on the effectiveness, safety, and cost-effectiveness of the RT-CGM systems that are currently on the market, both for patients with type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus;
  • Pacemaker-resynchronizer implantation with physiological stimulation and without the use of fluoroscopy, with the use of an intracardiac navigator;
  • Targeted muscle reinnervation to improve pain, prosthetic tolerance, and myoprosthetic results in upper limb amputees;
  • Embolization of genicular arteries for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee;
  • Intraoperative radiotherapy in resectable brain metastases and/or resectable primary brain tumors;
  • Analysis of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the extension to 74 years of colorectal cancer screening in the general population. Update;
  • Economic evaluation of the inclusion of combined SMA and SCID screening for newborns in Spain;
  • Effectiveness and safety of lymph drainage.

The full details in Spanish can be found here.

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