Search & Summary

customized research when you can't find what you need

Search & Summary reports are literature searches that are generated in response to client requests and provide easy-to-navigate research information
about technologies for which there may be minimal published evidence.

View a sampling of our Search & Summaries.

LifeVest System (Asahi Kasei Corp.) Wearable Cardiac Defibrillator for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

February 16, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on the use of LifeVest, a wearable cardioverter/defibrillator (WCD). It is intended to provide updated information related to the Health Technology Brief (HTB) report, Life Vest System (Asahi Kasei Corp.) Wearable Cardiac Defibrillator for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest, originally published on October 26, 2012.

Pancreas After Kidney Transplant (PAK) for Pediatric Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

February 16, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on pancreas after kidney transplant (PAK) for pediatric patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). This report will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplant (SPK) for Pediatric Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

February 16, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant (SPK) for pediatric patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). This report will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

Pancreas Transplant Alone (PTA) for Pediatric Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

February 9, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on pancreas transplant alone (PTA) for pediatric patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). This report will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

Matrix-Induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) (Vericel Corporation) for Repair of Articular Cartilage of the Knee

February 9, 2017 Search & Summary

This report is focused on the use of the MACI implant, a proprietary product manufactured by the Vericel Corporation, for the treatment of articular defects of the knee. This report will be used for the support of coverage determinations and policy development.