Table 3

A summary of NICE Medtech Innovation Briefings (MIBs) relating to the heart or circulation

ThemeMIBPublication date
Coronary and peripheral vascular interventionMIB 2: The PressureWire fractional flow reserve measurement system for coronary artery disease.February 2014
MIB 55: ClearWay RX for drug delivery to coronary artery thrombotic lesions.March 2016
MIB 72: Lutonix drug-coated balloon for peripheral arterial disease.July 2016
MIB 89: Impella 2.5 for haemodynamic support during high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions.November 2016
Cardiac arrhythmiasMIB 35: AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG app (Kardia Mobile) for detecting atrial fibrillation.August 2015
MIB 60: TactiCath Quartz catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation.March 2016
MIB 61: ThermoCool SmartTouch catheter for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in atrial fibrillation.March 2016
MIB 64: CareLink network service for remote monitoring of people with cardiac devices.May 2016
MIB 67: LATITUDE NXT Patient Management System for monitoring cardiac devices at home.May 2016
MIB 101: Zio Service for detecting cardiac arrhythmias.March 2017
Cardiac and peripheral vascular surgeryMIB 34: Spiral Flow peripheral vascular graft for treating peripheral arterial disease.July 2015
MIB 42: PROPATEN heparin-bonded vascular graft for peripheral arterial disease.October 2015
MIB 86: OCS Heart system for heart transplant.November 2016
MIB 88. Sternal Talon for sternal closure in cardiothoracic surgery.November 2016
MIB 115: VEST external stent for coronary artery bypass grafts.August 2017
Cardiac imagingMIB 7: The hTEE system for transoesophageal echocardiographic monitoring of haemodynamic instability.August 2014
MIB 53: Aquilion PRIME CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease in adults in whom imaging is difficult.March 2016
MIB 54: Somatom Definition Edge CT scanner for imaging coronary artery disease in adults in whom imaging is difficult.March 2016
Cardiopulmonary resuscitationMIB 4: The RhinoChill intranasal cooling system for reducing temperature after cardiac arrest.February 2014
MIB 18 The AutoPulse non-invasive cardiac support pump for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.February 2015
MIB 37: Thermogard XP for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.September 2015
MIB 112: Arctic Sun 5000 for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.July 2017
Heart failureMIB 92: CentriMag for heart failure.January 2017
  • NICE, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.