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Table 2 Methods fulfilling the criteria of the testing regulation (§137e SGB V) [49]

From: Evidence-based decision-making for diagnostic and therapeutic methods: the changing landscape of assessment approaches in Germany

Year Introduction of diagnostic and therapeutic methods according to the testing regulation (§137e SGB V)
2014 Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis to determine the risk of fetal trisomy 21 by means of molecular genetic testing
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy during sudden hearing loss
Measurement of fractionated exhaled nitric oxide for the detection of eosinophilic airway inflammation
Measurement of fractionated exhaled monoxide for the control of asthma treatment during pregnancy
2015 Electric stimulation for tissue defect treatment in venous leg ulcers
Electric stimulation for tissue defect treatment in diabetic foot ulcers
Transcorneal electric stimulation in retinopathy pigmentosa
Magnetic resonance tomography-controlled highly-focused ultrasound therapy for the treatment of the uterine myoma
2016 PET/CT in malignant lymphomas
Measurement and monitoring of the pulmonary arterial pressure by an implanted sensor for the therapy optimisation in cardiac insufficiency in stage NYHA III
2017 Ultrasound-guided high-intensity-focused ultrasound for the treatment of uterine leiomyomas
Ultrasound-guided high-intensity-focused ultrasound for the treatment of non-surgically treatable hepatocellular carcinoma
  1. CT computed tomography, PET positron emission tomography, NYHA New York Heart Association, SGB V Fifth Social Code Book