atrial fibrillation

HTA of MDs
Health Technology Assessment of Medical Devices


HTA is multi-disciplinary field of policy analysis that examines the medical, economic, social and ethical implications of the incremental value, diffusion and use of a health technology in health care.

The term Health Technology refers to application of organised knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of life.



Library of Assessments on MDs (1999-2019)

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Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device With Delivery System: A Health Technology Assessment

 Atrial fibrillation is a common heart disease involving electrical disturbances in the atria (the top two chambers) of the heart, which can reduce the heart’s ability […]

Catheter Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

This report evaluates the current state of evidence regarding effectiveness and harms of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) with a focus on longer-term outcomes and […]

Health technology assessment (HTA) of a national screening programme for atrial fibrillation in primary care

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia seen in general practice and is associated with a five-fold increase in the risk of stroke. Strokes related […]