Clinical Research Response

translating the scientific data into information you can use

A Clinical Research Response (CRR) is customized research that answers specific questions asked by clients about health technologies.

View a sampling of our Clinical Research Responses.

Hydroxyapatite-Coated Screws for Spinal Surgery

December 12, 2018 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the evidence supporting the use of hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated pedicle screws for spinal procedures.

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Associated with Textured Silicone Breast Implants

December 7, 2018 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is to assess the evidence surrounding anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) associated with textured silicone breast implants. It is intended to provide updated information related to the Clinical Research Response with the title, Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Associated with Silicone Breast Implants, originally published on June 9, 2016.

Nickel-Free Implants for Primary Knee Arthroplasties in Patients with Positive Allergy Tests

December 6, 2018 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the state of evidence regarding the need for nickel-free implants for primary knee arthroplasties in patients who have positive allergy tests.

OptiMesh Graft Containment (Spineology Inc.)

December 6, 2018 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is on the OptiMesh Graft Containment system for use in spinal surgeries. It is intended to provide updated information related to the Clinical Research Response with the same title, originally published July 9, 2015.

Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System (Boston Scientific) 

November 26, 2018 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is on the evidence surrounding the Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System (Boston Scientific).