New Technology or Clinical Practice Applications Submitted for Consideration

The list below display titles of applications submitted to the TCPC for consideration, and the decisions made by the Committee. However, this does not indicate if the technology or clinical practice is currently being used in Monash Health.

Decision summaries listed prior to 2013 are available upon request from the TCPC Executive Officer

2017

  • Endometrial-ablation hyperthermia catheter 
  • Tunnelled paracentesis for domiciliary ascitic drainage
  • Physiotherapists administering inhaled medications
  • Endoanchors
  • Nutrition and dietetics pathology requesting privileges
  • Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE)

2016

  • Nellix stent graft
  • Cochlear implantation in adults
  • Negative pressure device to treat lymphoedema
  • Micra leadless pacemaker
  • Patient Safety NET Woven EndoBridge (WEB) device for the treatment of complex wide-neck brain aneurysms
  • Hemospray use in non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Electrical nerve stimulation after peripheral nerve injury repair
  • Coolsense device
  • GDC and PCOS Laser hair removal service

2015

  • Thromboelastograpy
  • ReCell - Autologous cell harvesting device
  • Vertebral augmentation (kyphoplasty) as palliative pain relief procedures in patients with disabling cancer-related spinal column pain
  • Perceval-S Sutureless aortic valve replacement
  • Skeletal distraction of the proximal interphalangeal joint
  • Biojector 2000 - Needle Free Injection System
  • Targeted Intra-operative Radiotherapy (IORT) for breast cancer