In this section you will find the HTA reports produced by RedETSA members in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For additional resources, please visit PAHO’s website.

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Low-intensity ultrasound (ExogenTM) for the treatment of fractures

Low-intensity ultrasound (Exogen™) is a home-based treatment for certain fractures and frac-ture complications. The Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) asked the Agence d'évaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en santé (AETMIS) to assess the efficacy and safety of t...

Health care technology at home: Issues in organization and delivery in Québec

INTRODUCTION: Most industrialized countries have initiated health care system reforms that are aiming to in-crease the number and scope of health services delivered on an ambulatory basis and at the pa-tient’s home. In Québec, this shift is called the “virage ambulatoire”. Traditional home health-...

Efficacité de la contrepulsion externe pour le traitement de l’angine chronique

INTRODUCTION: La contrepulsion externe (CPE) est une tech-nologie que l'on utilise le plus souvent pour traiter les patients qui présentent une angine de poitrine réfractaire au traitement médical classique et ne sont pas admissibles à une re-vascularisation, que ce soit par chirurgie de pontage ou a...

Assessment of photodynamic therapy using porfimer sodium for esoph ageal, bladder and lung cancers

OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSESSMENT: The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) asked the Agence d’évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention en santé (AETMIS) to evaluate the efficacy of photodynamic therapy using porfimer sodium for its approved oncological indications...

Costo efectividad de dos alternativas de tratamiento de la estenosis mitral

Se presenta una evaluación económica completa del tipo costo efectividad, cuyo objetivo fue determinar entre dos alternativas de tratamiento de la estenosis mitral la más efectiva y menos costosa. La investigación se realizó en el Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular. La información ...