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Wireless capsule endoscopy

Published on: December 12, 2003
Result type: Reports

The Given M2A® ingestible, disposable imaging capsule contains a miniature video camera, which, when it is swallowed, can transmit images to a computer. It is used to detect abnormalities in the inner lining of the small intestine. In studies of small numbers of patients, the capsule demonstrates superior diagnostic rates for disorders of the...

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Molecular diagnosis for hereditary cancer predisposing syndromes: genetic testing and clinical impact

Published on: December 1, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Health Technology Assessment, Technology Reports

Technology Name Genetic tests for hereditary cancer predisposing syndromes Disease/Condition Individuals with hereditary cancer predisposing syndromes are at an increased risk of developing cancer. These syndromes can be diagnosed clinically, but in many instances, genetic tests must be conducted to make or refine the diagnosis. Technology Descr...

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Genetic Testing, Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Neoplasms, Gingival, Devic Syndrome, Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Molecular cancer, hereditary, dépistage génétique, diagnostic moléculaire, syndromes de prédisposition à un cancer héréditaire

Liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening

Published on: November 17, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Health Technology Assessment, Technology Reports

Technology Name Tests for the human papillomavirus (HPV) Liquid-based cytology (LBC) Disease/Condition Cervical cancer is mainly caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV). Among high grade precancerous lesions, 75% to 95% test positive for HPV infection. In 2003, an estimated 1,400 women in Canada will develop invasive cervic...

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Cancer, Screening, Colorectal Cancer, Hospital Attending Physicians, Devic Syndrome, Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Liquid-based cytology, papillomavirus, testing, cervical, cervical cancer screening, examens systématiques, cancer du col utérin, carcinome du col utérin, néoplasmes du col utérin, l’utérus, frottis cervical, techniques cytologiques, cytologie liquide, test de PAP, frottis vaginal, données probantes d’ordre économique, dépistage, papillomavirus papillomavirus, test de détection du papillomavirus

Insulin Glargine: a long-acting insulin for Diabetes Mellitus

Published on: November 17, 2003
Result type: Reports

Insulin glargine is a once-daily, biosynthetic, human insulin analogue. Some trials show that in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, insulin glargine offers an advantage in blood glucose control compared with NPH insulin. There is some evidence of decreased nocturnal and symptomatic hypoglycemia in patients receiving insulin glargine comp...

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Insulin, Long-Acting Insulin, Diabetes Mellitus, Diabète, Diabetes, Insuline, insulin glargine, long acting insulin, Lantus, 160337-95-1, HOE 901, HOE901

Health consequences of long-term use of Herceptin®

Published on: November 10, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Antibodies, Monoclonal Antibodies, Breast Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, Carcinoma, Antibodies, Monoclonal, Carcinoma, Infiltrating Duct, Breast cancer, Monoclonal, Anticorps monoclonal, herceptin, trastuzumab, 180288-69-1, Tumeur sein, breast carcinoma, breast neoplasm, Infiltrating Duct, Carcinome infiltrant intracanalaire, duct cancer, duct carcinoma, duct neoplasms, duct neoplasm, long-term

Treating osteoporosis with teriparatide: many unknowns?

Published on: November 10, 2003
Result type: Reports

In the US, teriparatide is indicated for the treatment of patients with osteoporosis who are “at high risk for fracture.” Although placebo-controlled trials show that teriparatide can reduce fractures, there is little information on its efficacy compared to available alternatives. In the US, the Food and Drug Administration highlighted concer...

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Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Postmenopause, Forteo, Parathormone, Teriparatide, Parathar, Osteoporosis, Ostéoporose, primary osteoporosis, hypogonadal osteoporosis, bone loss, osteoporotic, ostéoporose primitive, ostéoporose découlant de l’hypogonadisme, ostéoporose postménopausique, perte osseuse, ostéoporotique, postménopausique, Forsteo, hPTH 1-34, hormone parathyroïde humaine 1-34, polypeptide 1-34 de l’hormone parathyroïde, parathormone 1-34, thérapie hormonale, hormone parathyroïde synthétique, hormones parathyroïdes, postmenopausal, human parathyroid hormone 1-34, parathyroid hormone peptide 1-34, parahormone 1-34, hormone therapy, synthetic parathyroid hormone, parathyroid hormones, 52232-67-4

The use of thermal imaging devices in screening for fever

Published on: October 30, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Fever, Hyperthermia, Pyrexia, Temperature, Mass Screening, Screening, Diagnosis, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Thermography, Imaging, Fièvre, Dépistage systématique, population screening, Syndrome respiratoire aigu sévère, SARS, Thermographie, thermal imaging, thermal imaging device, thermal imaging devices, thermology, infrared imaging

Enfuvirtide, a new treatment for HIV infection

Published on: October 30, 2003
Result type: Reports

Enfuvirtide is the first in a new class of drugs called fusion inhibitors. It was recently approved in Canada for the treatment of patients with evidence of HIV-1 replication despite ongoing antiretroviral therapy. Current evidence on safety and efficacy is limited to 48-week studies. Two phase III trials found that in treatment-experienced p...

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HIV-1, AIDS Virus, Human immunodeficiency virus 1, HIV, HIV-I, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1, HIV Fusion Inhibitors, HIV/AIDS, HIV infection, Inhibiteurs fusion VIH enfuvirtide, fusion inhibitors, fusion inhibitor, Fuzeon, pentafuside, T-20

Living donor liver transplantation

Published on: October 27, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Liver Transplantation, Hepatic Transplantation, Living Donors, Liver, Liver, Transplantation foie, liver transplant, LDLT, Donneur vivant, living donor, live donor, live donors

Intravascular coronary ultrasound (IVUS)

Published on: October 25, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Ultrasonography, Coronary Arteriosclerosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Ultrasonography, Interventional, Coronary artery disease, Interventional, Échographie interventionnelle, intravascular coronary ultrasound, intracoronary ultrasound, intravascular ultrasound, IVUS, Artériosclérose coronaire