PASC - Meeting 6-7 December 2018

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PICO Advisory Sub-Committee - Applications Considered

1533 - Genome-wide microarray testing for pregnancies with major foetal structual abnormalities detected by ultrasound

1542 - Endovascular insertion of flow diversion device (FDD) for the treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs)

1544 - Genome-wide microarray testing for people with multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

1546 - Abdominoplasty with repair of rectus diastasis (aka rectus divarication) following pregnancy

1551 - Aspiration therapy via the insertion of a customised percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube into the stomach for weight loss management in obese patients with a BMI ≥ 35

1552 - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) via Transfemoral Delivery for Patients at Intermediate Risk for Surgery

1553 - Transmural fixation of aortic endograft adjunct to endovascular aneurysm repair using helical anchors

1554 - Testing of tumour tissue or blood to detect somatic or germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations, in a patient with newly diagnosed, advanced (FIGO stage III-IV) high-grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in response (complete or partial) to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy).

1555 - Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) for the treatment of patients with Class I and Class II obesity with comorbidities who have failed first-line treatments

1556 - Human tissue (topical) wound treatments – Ulcers and burns (EpiFix and EpiBurn)

1557 - Human tissue (surgical) wound treatments – Laminectomy and tendon repair (AmnioFix, AmnioWrap and AmnioFix Injectable)

1562 - Streamlining Medicare Benefits Schedule Items for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Project