Endovascular repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for endovascular repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
Only EVAR for unruptured aneurysm is considered.
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:
- England (UK)
Manufacturers of devices for aortic stent graft for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm include:
- Bolton Medical (Treovance)
- Cook Medical (Zenith Flex)
- Cordis (Incraft)
- Endologix (Nellix, Ovation iX, Powerlink, Eptfe AFX, AFX2)
- Gore (Excluder)
- Lombard Medical (Aorfix)
- Medtronic (AneuRx, AAAdvantage, Talent, Endurant II)
- Vascutek (Anaconda)
Table of content is not available at the moment. Report is still ongoing.
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