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Health Technology Update Issue 26

Last updated: March 23, 2020
Project Number: EN0016-000
Result type: Report
Expected Completion Date: February 21, 2020

This issue of Health Technology Update features brief summaries of information on a broad range of medical technologies — from a robotic wheelchair that uses gyroscope technology to a self-expanding pulmonary valve . These technologies were identified through the CADTH Horizon Scanning Service as topics potentially of interest to Canadian health care decision-makers.

The following seven articles on emerging technologies are featured in this issue:

  • a robotic wheelchair
    [First Published February 10, 2020,  Epub ahead of print]
  • biology-guided radiotherapy
    [First Published February 10, 2020,  Epub ahead of print]
  • point of care testing for clozapine monitoring
  • ER-REBOA Catheter
  • a self-expanding valve for the treatment of congenital heart abnormalities
    [First Published March 23, 2020,  Epub ahead of print]
  • cardiac contractility modulation for heart failure
    [First Published February 7, 2020,  Epub ahead of print]
  • Soundbite Crossing System for the treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease.
    [First Published March 25, 2020, Epub ahead of print]