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Rapid HTAs of two 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 11957 of June 07, 2023, Tuscany Regional Healthcare has published assessments of two medical devices in the cardiovascular and spine areas.
The following technologies have been assessed:
- Cobalt-chrome external stent Vest 2.0 by Vascular Graft Solution for patients undergoing a coronary artery bypass graft procedure for the treatment of severe arteriosclerotic coronary artery disease;
- Removable percutaneous interspinous fusion device QFusion by Techlamed for patients affected by neurogenic claudication due to symptomatic stenosis of the vertebral canal associated with instability and who are not candidates for open surgery due to contraindications or comorbidities.
See the regional decree and all assessments in Italian here.
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