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2016 CADTH Symposium

Event Date: April 10, 2016 - April 12, 2016
Result type: Events

EVIDENCE FOR EVERYONE Expanding the Reach of Health Technology Assessment Initially established as a tool for policy-makers, health technology assessment (HTA) now supports a much broader range of decision-makers. Everyone — whether technology developers in academic settings and industry, patients, clinicians, regional health authority and hos...

New at CADTH - March 2021

Last Updated: March 12, 2021
Result type: Reports
Product Line: New at CADTH

News and Events Call for Nominations CADTH is seeking nominations to its Board of Directors and Expert committees. We’re looking for 15 individuals with significant expertise in the Canadian health care system to join various committees. More information about the roles, the nomination process, honorarium, and time commitments is availabl...

Canadian Medical Imaging Inventory

Last Updated: April 8, 2021
Result type: Resources

Medical Imaging is of primary inportance in the diagnosis, monitoring and, in some cases, treatment of a wide range of diseases and disorders, from cancer to internal lesions.  As medical imaging technologies renew, it becomes important to update the inventory of assitive imaging devices. Medical imaging is critical to diagnosing, monitori...

New at CADTH - June 2021

Last Updated: June 7, 2021
Result type: Reports
Product Line: New at CADTH

News and Events CADTH Symposium 2021 — Call for Abstracts CADTH is now accepting abstracts for the 2021 CADTH Symposium. This year’s theme is Uncertain Times, Imperfect Evidence, and the Imperative to Act. Topics relevant to this theme include, but are not limited to, real-world evidence, virtual health care, and drugs for rare disea...

Infliximab for the treatment of Crohn’s disease: A systematic review and cost-utility analysis

Last Updated: March 25, 2002
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Marshall J, Blackhouse G, Goeree R, Brazier N, Irvine E, Faulkner L, Dipchand C, O'Brien B. Infliximab for the Treatment of Crohn's Disease: A Systematic Review and Cost-Utility Analysis. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 2002. Technology report no 24. The Issue Crohn's disease (CD) is a c...

Economic analysis of Erythropoietin Use in Surgery

Last Updated: March 9, 1999
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Otten N. Economic evaluation of erythropoietin use in surgery. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1998. The Issue The use of allogeneic (donor) blood transfusion is associated with risks such as the transmission of infectious diseases including HIV and Hepatitis B and C. The perioperativ...

Efficacy of rosiglitazone and pioglitazone compared to other anti-diabetic agents: systematic review and budget impact analysis

Last Updated: November 14, 2002
Result type: Reports

Technology Name Rosiglitazone (Avandia™) Pioglitazone (Actos™) Disease/Condition Diabetes mellitus is a serious disease characterized by an increase in blood glucose. It is estimated that more than one million Canadians over 12 years of age suffer from this condition. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form and affects 90% of persons with di...

Novel antipsychotics for agitation in dementia: A systematic review

Last Updated: March 31, 2003
Result type: Reports

Technology Name The novel antipsychotic drugs olanzapine (Zyprexa®) and risperidone (Risperdal®) Disease/Condition Dementia involves progressive loss of intellectual abilities such as language, comprehension, memory and learning, as well as changes in behaviour. This report focuses on agitation (restless movement with feelings of tension and ...

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

Last Updated: December 1, 2003
Result type: 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 D...

Spinal manipulation for infantile colic

Last Updated: December 16, 2003
Result type: Reports

Technology Name Spinal manipulation for infant colic Disease/Condition Colic in infants is characterized by excessive and inconsolable crying that appears between the second and sixth weeks of life. Despite being a common occurrence, colic remains a medical enigma. The causes are unknown and despite significant research, a “cure” has not been...