Embolic Protection Devices during percutaneous cardiac procedures (PCI and TAVI)

Series
Cardiovascular
Status
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Number of report
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for use of Embolic Protection Devices during percutaneous cardiac procedures. 


The following clinical situations are considered: 

  • Use of Embolic Protection Device during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty with insertion of single bare metal stent
  • Use of Embolic Protection Device during percutaneous transluminal transcatheter aortic valve replacement

The only reimbursement within public / statutory health insurance systems is considered.

Report includes essential information about reimbursement and national funding, including:

  • Brief overview of reimbursement system for medical devices
  • Procedure coding for technology
  • Diagnosis coding
  • Payment mechanism for technology
  • Reimbursement tariffs for technology
  • Restrictions in indications or scenarios for use of technology
  • Policy considerations by payers and policy-makers about technology

Reimbursement information is provided for the following geographies:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • England (UK)
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

It is also possible to add analysis in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.

Manufacturers of Embolic Protection Devices for percutaneous cardiac procedures (PCI and TAVI):

  • Allium Medical (WIRION EPD)
  • Boston Scientific (FilterWire EZ)
  • Claret Medical (Sentinel)
  • Contego Medical
  • Cordis (ANGIOGUARD)
  • Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions (Emblock)
  • Keystone Heart Ltd (TriGuard)
  • Transverse Medical (POINT-GUARD)

Table of content is not available at the moment. Report is still ongoing.

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