knee arthroplasty

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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Polyethylene in knee arthroplasty: A review

Polyethylene (PE) has been used extensively in knee arthroplasty since the mid 20th century. Progress in material manufacturing and processing has led to newer polyethylenes over […]

Conformity assessment procedures for hip, knee and shoulder total joint replacements

INTRODUCTION It is the primary purpose of this document to provide guidance to Manufacturers and Notified Bodies in dealing with the application of Directive 2005/50/EC on […]