Endoscopic biliary procedures

Series
Gastrointestinal
Status
Published
Date
Number of report
073

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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for a number of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic biliary procedures in Europe, including:

  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (with or without biopsy)
  • Peroral cholangioscopy (with or without biopsy)
  • Endoscopic sphincterotomy of sphincter of Oddi
  • Endoscopic retrograde insertion of stent into bile duct 
  • Endoscopic retrograde insertion of tubal prosthesis into bile duct 
  •  Endoscopic retrograde extraction of calculus from bile duct
  •  Endoscopic dilation of bile duct
  •  Endoscopic retrograde lithotripsy of calculus of bile duct
  •  Endoscopic retrograde photodynamic laser therapy of lesion of bile duct 

The following indications will be considered depending on the type of procedure:

  • cholangitis;
  • cholelithiasis;
  • cholangiocarcinoma.

The report will cover different types of settings.

The only reimbursement within public / statutory health insurance systems is considered. The results will be provided for hospital settings.

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 treatment of endoscopic biliary procedures:

  • Boston Scientific (SpyGlass, Extractor)
  • Cook Medical (Common Bile Duct Exploration Set)
  • ConMed (Gore Viabil, Fit, TruPass, ACE)
  • Innovex Medical (Balloon Dilation Catheter)
  • ISOMed (ISOMed)
  • Edwards Lifesciences (Fogarty, Fogarty irrigation catheter, Cholangiography catheter)
  • Envaste Limited (Maohe)
  • Fujifilm (Double-Balloon)
  • Karl Storz (Silver Scope, HyDome)
  • Medtronic (biliary stent - Protege)
  • Olympus (CHF-BP30)
  • Pentax Medical (FCP‑9P)
  • Polydiagnost (PolyScope)
  • Stryker (Pinpoint)
  • Teleflex Medical OEM (Dilatation catheter)

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

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