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.

SpyGlass Direct Visualization System (Boston Scientific)

July 20, 2017 Clinical Research Response

Research Request: Facility has requested literature review and information on SpyGlass Visualization System by Boston Scientific.

Opioid Stewardship Programs for Opioid-Naive and Opioid-Using Patients

July 20, 2017 Clinical Research Response

Facility requested evidence regarding opioid stewardship programs and an overview of professional guidelines addressing this topic.

Spinal Cord Stimulators – Product Comparison

July 13, 2017 Clinical Research Response

This custom product comparison report provides comparative information on Spinal Cord Stimulators (SCS), including RestoreSensor SureScan MRI Neurostimulator (Medtronic); Precision Spectra™ Spinal Cord Stimulator System (Boston Scientific); Protégé MRI™ 16-Channel IPG (St. Jude Medical); and Senza (Nevro Corp.). PubMed, regulatory databases, and the Internet were searched for relevant information. A table summarizing retrieved information is provided.

Radial Compression Devices – Product Comparison

July 13, 2017 Clinical Research Response

This custom product comparison report provides comparative information on radial compression devices, including TR BAND Radial Compression Device (Terumo) and TRAcelet Compression Device (Medtronic). This is an update of a previous product comparison originally published on June 18, 2015. PubMed, regulatory databases, and the Internet were searched for relevant information. A table summarizing retrieved information is provided.

Central Venous Catheter Alternatives for Patients with Allergies to Antimicrobial Catheter Coatings

July 7, 2017 Clinical Research Response

The client requested clinical research pertaining to central venous catheter (CVC) alternatives for patients with allergies to antimicrobial catheter coatings.