ischaemic stroke

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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Endovascular therapy using mechanical thrombectomy devices for acute ischaemic stroke

The aim of this project was to examine the effectiveness and safety of mechanical thrombectomy plus standard of care versus standard of care alone, in adults […]

Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Health Technology Assessment

In Ontario, current treatment for eligible patients who have an acute ischemic stroke is intravenous thrombolysis (IVT). However, there are some limitations and contraindications to IVT, […]