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.

Epiphysiodesis Using Ablative Techniques for Management of Lower Limb Length Discrepancy

March 23, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on epiphysiodesis using ablative techniques for the management of lower limb length discrepancy. This report will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

Peritoneovenous Shunt Scintigraphy For Evaluation of Patency in Adults With Malignant Ascites

March 23, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on the use of peritoneovenous shunt (PVS) scintigraphy for evaluation of PVS patency in adults with malignant ascites. This report will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

OsteoAMP (Bioventus) for Lumbar Fusion

March 16, 2017 Search & Summary

This report is focused on the use of OsteoAMP for lumbar fusion and will provide updated information related to a 2016 Search & Summary (S&S) report, OsteoAMP (Bioventus) for Lumbar Fusion, originally published on March 3, 2016. It will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

Spinal Cord Stimulation Using the Proclaim Elite IPG with BurstDR Stimulation (St. Jude Medical) for Treatment of Chronic Back Pain

March 16, 2017 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) using the Proclaim Elite IPG with BurstDR Stimulation for treatment of chronic back pain. This report will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.

Serum Autoantibody Tests for Diagnosis of Autoimmune Epilepsy

March 16, 2017 Search & Summary

This report is focused on autoantibody tests used to assist in the diagnosis of autoimmune epilepsy. It will be used for support of coverage determinations and policy development.