OTCA26 Obesity Surgery Project – Project Plan now available

EUnetHTA is pleased to announce the project description and planning for 26th Other Technologies Collaborative Assessment “Surgical procedures for treatment of obesity” is now available for access. The relevance of the topic lies in evidence suggesting that bariatric surgery decreases the risk of premature death and other physical morbidities, but the effectiveness and safety of […]

OTCA23 Final Assessment Report “Biodegradable rectum spacers to reduce toxicity for prostate cancer” now available

The Other Technologies Collaborative Assessment OTCA23 final assessment report “Biodegradable rectum spacers to reduce toxicity for prostate cancer”, together with related documentation, is now available for access. The assessed technology is biodegradable rectum spacers added to conventional radiotherapy to (temporarily) position the prostate away from the rectum with the aim of reducing the side effects […]

OTCA27 – Comparative effectiveness of surgical techniques and devices for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)- project plan now available

The final project plan of the assessment on “Comparative effectiveness of surgical techniques and devices for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)” is now available. Comments from external experts and answers of the Authoring Team are also accessible. This will be the first EUnetHTA assessment providing multiple comparisons among different technologies, together with a […]

OTCA25 Final Project Plan and related documents now available

The Final Project Plan and comments from external experts are now available for the Other Technologies Collaborative Assessment 25 (OTCA25) ‘Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for lung, prostate and liver cancer’. Please access at the following links: OTCA25 Final Project Plan OTCA25 Comments from External Experts  

OTJA10 – Final Assessment report and related documents are now available

On May 4, 2020, EUnetHTA started an “Error reporting and correction” procedure for this OTJA10 assessment report on “Stool DNA testing for early detection of colorectal cancer”. The reported potential error is under assessment by EUnetHTA and the Assessment Team. You can find further information about the potential error and its impact on the report […]

OTCA15 – Final Assessment and input from external experts and manufacturers are now available

We are pleased to announce that the final assessment for OTCA15 “Irreversible electroporation in liver and pancreatic cancer”, together with the input from external experts and manufacturers, are now available for access. Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a nonthermal ablative method based on the application of short high-voltage and low-frequency electric fields to destroy tissue. The purpose of […]