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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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Rapid HTAs of four medical devices released in Tuscany

The HTA body of the Tuscany Regional Healthcare issues three types of documents: full HTA reports, rapid HTA reports, and motivational forms. With regional decree 13540 of June 18, 2024, Tuscany Regional Healthcare published two new assessments and two reassessments of medical devices in the endoscopy, peripheral vascular, and ICU/OR areas.

Examples are provided below:

  • Thrombus and emboli extraction/aspiration system FlowTriever by Inari for the treatment of patients with high and intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism with contraindications to systemic thrombolysis due to a high bleeding risk;
  • Niti-S Hot SPAXUS Stent with electrocautery delivery system by Taewoong Medical for drainage of pancreatic or gallbladder pseudocysts with a transgastric or transduodenal approach.

See the regional decree and all assessments in Italian here.

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