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.
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), also referred to as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), is the deployment of a bioprosthesis in the aortic valve using a […]
The aortic valve is one of four valves in the heart. It allows blood to flow from the left ventricle of the heart into the aorta […]
Research Questions: What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of the Perceval S sutureless valve for patients requiring aortic valve replacement? What is the cost-effectiveness of […]
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion – TAVI – is a technique involving the implantation of an artificial valve into a narrowed aortic valve without the need to stop […]
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has become an alternative to surgical aortic valve replacement (sAVR) for patients at high risk for surgery. The objective of this analysis […]
Aortic valvular stenosis, or narrowing of the valve orifice, is a progressive disease that generally affects patients over the age of 65 years in Western countries […]