Endoscopic treatment of esophagus

Series
Gastrointestinal
Status
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for a number of therapeutic endoscopic procedures on esophagus in Europe, including:

  • Endoscopic mucosal resection of lesion of esophagus;
  • Endoscopic submucosal resection of lesion of esophagus;
  • Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation of lesion of esophagus;
  • Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy to varices of esophagus;
  • Endoscopic balloon dilation of esophagus;
  • Endoscopic insertion of stent into esophagus.

Sample pages are provided for an older version of the report. Before delivery to the client, the report is updated to the current state (e.g., 2022 coding, tariffs, and policy considerations). 

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

  • Barrett’s esophagus;
  • Esophageal cancer;
  • Esophageal varices with bleeding;
  • Esophageal obstruction.

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
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England (UK)
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey

Manufacturers of devices for endoscopic treatments of esophagus include:

  • Boston Scientific (Ultraflex, Polyflex)
  • ConMed (Beamer, DuraClip, NAKAO Spider-Net, BiCap)
  • Cook Medical (Duetter)
  • ELLA-CS (Danis, BD, HV Plus, Flexella Plus, Boubella)
  • FUJIFILM (Flush Knife, Clutch Cutter, ST Hood, Endoscopy)
  • Medtronic (Barrx)
  • Olympus (Evis Exera, Evis Lucera Spectrum, EMR kits, DualKnife, FlexKnife, ITknife, HookKnife, QuickClip Pro)
  • Restech (Stretta)
  • SMT group (Niti-S: Mega, Beta, Conio, Cervical, Double)
  • Smith & Nephew (Dyonics)
  • Stryker

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