Completed and ongoing appraisals topics are listed below. Topics that were not accepted onto the appraisal work programme are also listed with the Topic Exploration Report (these do not include Evidence Appraisal Reports or guidance). Learn more about our appraisal process here.

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September 2023

FloSeal in the treatment of epistaxis

FloSeal is a bioresorbable topical haemostatic agent which can be used in the treatment of epistaxis (nosebleeds) if first aid…
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September 2023

Artificial intelligence assisted tools for prostate cancer diagnosis using whole slide biopsy images

Approximately 90,000 men undergo prostate biopsy to diagnose prostate cancer each year in the UK. Artificial intelligence assisted tools have…
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September 2023

Digital cognitive assessment tools

Digital cognitive assessment tools to detect early-stage impairment caused by neurodegenerative disorders
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June 2023

AI-assisted endoscopy for gastrointestinal cancer

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-assisted endoscopy in the detection of gastrointestinal cancer and pre-cancerous conditions.
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June 2023

MyDiabetesMyWay

MyDiabetesMyWay, a digital tool for diabetes management and education
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April 2023

Low energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (CXB)

Low energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (CXB) for the treatment of early stage rectal cancer
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March 2023

Digital wound management tools

Digital tools for the monitoring and management of wounds.
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February 2023

Percutaneous implantation of pulmonary artery pressure sensors

Percutaneous implantation of pulmonary artery pressure sensors for monitoring treatment of chronic heart failure.
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February 2023

Liposuction for the treatment of chronic lymphoedema

Liposuction for the treatment of chronic lymphoedema
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February 2023

Solution-focused assessment tools

Solution-focused assessment tools for improving the management and treatment of people with severe mental illness within secondary mental health services.
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June 2022

Video feedback interventions

Video feedback interventions to improve communication within family relationships and support children at risk
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June 2022

Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS)

Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS) are short-term, intensive interventions aimed at families in crisis, where there is an imminent risk…
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February 2022

Radiofrequency renal denervation

Radiofrequency renal denervation for the treatment of resistant hypertension.
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