We have an extensive record of producing health technology
assessments for RACS and our clients. Recent examples of systematic
reviews, rapid reviews, horizon scanning and peer-reviewed
publications are provided below. In addition, we also publish
fit-for-purpose research and reports for patient's information.
Horizon scanning reports
Ma, N, Duncan, JK, Scarfe, AJ, Schuhmann, S, Cameron, AL.
Clinical safety and effectivness of transversus abdominal plane
(TAP) block in post-operative analgesia: a systematic review and
meta-analysis. Journal of Anesthesia. 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
Duncan, JK, Ma, N, Vreugdenburg, TD, Cameron, AL, Maddern,
G. Gadoxetic acid-enhanced MRI for the characterization of
hepatocellular carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2017; 45(1):281-90.
Lambert, R, Vreugdenburg, TD, Marlow, N, Scott, NA, McGahan, L,
Tivey, D. Practical applications of rapid review methods in
the development of Australian health policy. Australian Health
Review. 2016 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 27467219
Vreugdenburg, TD, Ma, N, Duncan, JK, Riitano, D, Cameron, AL,
Maddern, GJ. Comparative diagnostic accuracy of
hepatocyte-specific gadoxetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA) enhanced MR
imaging and contrast enhanced CT for the detection of liver
metastases: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International
Journal of Colorectal Disease. 2016; 31(11):1739-49. PMID: 27682648