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.

Coolief Cooled RF (Avanos Medical Inc.) for Knee and Hip Pain

November 11, 2019 Search & Summary

This report will focus on the use of Coolief Cooled RF (radiofrequency) (Avanos Medical Inc.) for the treatment of hip and/or knee pain. It is intended to provide updated information for an Evidence Analysis Research Brief with the same title, originally published on May 17, 2018.

Transperineal Template Biopsy for Detection of Prostate Cancer in Patients With Previous Negative Transrectal Biopsy

October 31, 2019 Search & Summary

The focus of the report is on the use of transperineal template biopsy of the prostate (TTPB) performed under ultrasound guidance for the detection of cancer in patients with a previous negative ultrasound-guided transrectal prostate biopsy.

Hybrid Procedure for Osteochondral Defects of the Knee: Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) AND Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System (OATS)

October 28, 2019 Search & Summary

This report will focus on the evidence surrounding the use of a hybrid procedure using autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) and osteochondral autograft transfer system (OATS), referred to as hybrid ACI/OATS, for treatment of osteochondral defects of the knee.

Ocaliva (Obeticholic acid, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Ltd) for Treatment of Primary Biliary Cholangitis

October 25, 2019 Search & Summary

This report will focus on the use of Ocaliva (obeticholic acid) (Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc.), for the treatment of primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).

Cryotherapy Using ClariFix (Arrinex Inc.) for Treatment of Chronic Rhinitis

October 24, 2019 Search & Summary

The focus of this report is on the evidence surrounding the use of the ClariFix device for the treatment of chronic rhinitis. It is intended to provide updated information related to the Evidence Analysis Research Brief with the same title, originally published on October 25, 2018.