Departament of Health

Projects under development

Opened projects to provide information

Agreement between the Basque Ministry of Health and the Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social welfare

  • Assessment of non-beating heart donation.
  • Analysis of indications, efficacy and utility of POC ultrasound in pediatric emergencies.
  • Synthesis of relevant information to support MCDA.
  • Indications, utility and use of ultrasound in primary care.
  • Protocolization of drug management for the improvement of patient safety in the surgical areas of hospitals.
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders: scientific evidence on detection, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Neonatal hearing loss screening program.
  • Monitoring study: System for percutaneous replacement of mitral valve using a Clip.
  • Analysis of the efficacy and safety of mechanical thrombectomy in the treatment of awakening stroke.
  • Indications and action during the thrombectomy process in patients with ischemic stroke.
  • Clinical Practical Guide on chest trauma.
  • Clinical Practice Guideline on posthospital management from primary care of patients with stroke.
  • FLC 3.0 web application for critical reading of scientific evidence
  • Emerging Technologies Plan (OSTEBA + ISCIII + Avalia-t + AETSA).

Projects funded by the Spanish Health Research Funds (FIS)

  • Evaluation of the pre-test probability of significant stenosis in patients with unstable angina in the Emergency Department undergoing cardiac CT (MAPAC-CardioCT Project). 2017-2019
  • Improvement in the adequacy of the request for imaging tests with ionizing radiation (CT and Rx) at the Hospital Emergency Services. Proyecto MAPAC-Imagen II.  2017-2019

European projects FP7

  • DISCHARGE. Diagnostic Imaging Strategies for Patients with Stable Chest Pain and Intermediate Risk of Coronary Artery Disease: Comparative Effectiveness Research of Existing Technologies.
  • COST pancreatic cancer.

DG SanCo Europe proyects

  • EUnetHTA. European Union Network on HTA. JA3.
    • Relative effectiveness assessment of Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) compared to standard ultrasound phacoemulsification cataract surgery
    • The use of 3D printing for implants and splints in connection with surgery
    • Stool DNA testing (e.g. ColoAlert, ColoGuard) for early detection of colorectal cancer
    • High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of prostate cancer 

Other International Collaboration Projects

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