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.

Peripheral Self-Expanding Stents – Product Comparison

September 12, 2019 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is on the use of the following 3 self-expanding stents for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD): EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System (Medtronic), Innova Self-Expanding Stent System (Boston Scientific Corporation), and Supera Peripheral Stent System (Abbott). The report is intended to provide updated information related to the Clinical Research Response Product Comparison, titled Self-Expanding Stent Systems, originally published on December 8, 2016.

Isopropyl Alcohol versus Chlorhexidine for Disinfection of Central Venous Line Caps/Connectors/Hubs

September 11, 2019 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the published evidence related to central line hub disinfection using either isopropyl alcohol or chlorhexidine.

Absorbable Subcuticular Staples for Surgical Skin Closure

September 6, 2019 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the state of peer-reviewed evidence related to the use of absorbable subcuticular staples for surgical skin closure.

Memo 3D and 4D Annuloplasty Rings (LivaNova PLC) for Mitral Valve Regurgitation

September 3, 2019 Clinical Research Response

This report is focused on the peer-reviewed published evidence related to the clinical benefits and safety of the MEMO 3D and MEMO 4D annuloplasty rings (LivaNova) used for the correction of mitral regurgitation.

Illuvia HUAIRS Air Recirculation System (Aerobiotix Inc.) for Use During Orthopedic Surgery

September 3, 2019 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is on the use of the Illuvia HUAIRS for use during orthopedic joint surgery.