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.

Gadavist (gadobutrol, Bayer Healthcare LLC) Versus MultiHance (gadobenate dimeglumine, Bracco Diagnostics Inc.) – Product Comparison

May 20, 2019 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is to compare gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging procedures: Gadavist (gadobutrol) (Bayer HealthCare LLC) and MultiHance (gadobenate dimeglumine) (Bracco Diagnostics Inc.).

Drug-Coated Balloon PTA Catheters – Product Comparison

May 20, 2019 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is on the comparison of 2 drug-coated balloon (DCB) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) catheters: Lutonix (Bard) and IN.PACT Admiral (Medtronic).

Risk of Thrombosis with Administration of Tranexamic Acid for Postpartum Hemorrhage

May 16, 2019 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the state of the peer-reviewed evidence related to the risk for venous thromboembolic (VTE) events associated with administration of tranexamic acid (TXA) for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH).

Patient Repositioning Systems – Product Comparison

May 13, 2019 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is to compare 4 patient repositioning systems: Comfort Glide Repositioning Sheets and Wedges (Medline Industries Inc.), Hovermatt (HoverTech International), Prevalon AirTAP Repositioning System (Sage Products LLC), and Tortoise (Mölnlycke). It is intended to provide updated information related to a Clinical Research Response Product Comparison with the same title originally published on March 2, 2017, and last updated on June 1, 2018.

Insulin Needles/Syringes – Product Comparison

May 7, 2019 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the published evidence comparing the safety of 4 insulin syringes: Magellan Insulin Safety Syringes (Cardinal Health), Monoject Insulin Safety Syringes (Cardinal Health), SafetyGlide 6 mm Insulin Syringe (BD), and VanishPoint Syringes (Retractable Technologies Inc.). The report will also include any research available related to appropriate needle lengths for insulin injections.