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Leonor Varela-Lema
University of Santiago de Compostela
19Publications
5H-index
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Publications 19
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Julie Polisena12
Estimated H-index: 12
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Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
+ 1 AuthorsBrian Godman36
Estimated H-index: 36
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Published on Jul 1, 2017in Gaceta Sanitaria 1.66
Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Gerardo Atienza-Merino1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Marisa López-García2
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Resumen Objetivo El presente trabajo surge con el proposito de desarrollar una metodologia explicita para la seleccion de prioridades sanitarias que apoye la toma de decisiones sobre las tecnologias a evaluar de cara a su inclusion en la cartera de servicios del Sistema Nacional de Salud. El objetivo principal es identificar y analizar los criterios, procesos y marcos conceptuales empleados para la priorizacion de intervenciones sanitarias en el ambito nacional e internacional. Metodo Se ha llev...
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Iñaki Gutiérrez-Ibarluzea14
Estimated H-index: 14
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Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
+ 8 AuthorsJosé Asua8
Estimated H-index: 8
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Published on Sep 1, 2016in Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 4.29
Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
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L. Paz-Valinas1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 3 AuthorsMarisa López-García2
Estimated H-index: 2
Currently, there is no universal agreement on galactosaemia screening, fundamentally because of the risk-benefit uncertainties. We conducted two exhaustive systematic searches in the main electronic databases (PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, etc.) to recover relevant information about the disease and screening test/s in order to support decision making in Spain. All of the 45 studies identified that covered disease issues were retrospective case series or cross-sectional analysis (level-4 evidence). S...
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Published on Feb 1, 2015in Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 1.54
Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Teresa Queiro-Verdes1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 12 AuthorsGonzalo Pradas-Montilla1
Estimated H-index: 1
Rationale, aims and objectives Transcatheter aortic valve implantation constitutes an example of a technology introduced into the Galician Health Care System basket and subjected to a post-introduction observational study after coverage. This paper aims to describe the process and results of this experience, illustrating the main challenges and opportunities in using these studies for supporting decision making. Methods The study protocol was developed by a multidisciplinary team consisting of e...
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Published on Dec 1, 2012in Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 1.54
Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Alberto Ruano-Ravina23
Estimated H-index: 23
(University of Santiago de Compostela),
Teresa Cerdá Mota2
Estimated H-index: 2
Rationale, aims and objectives Early assessment of health technologies after they are covered by the health system is deemed crucial to promptly identify and analyse unforeseen problems that may arise when these are used in real world settings. This paper aims to describe the various instruments which could be used for collecting information intended for prospective observation of health technologies, so as to choose the specific instrument best suited to each context. Methods Systematic review ...
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Leonor Varela-Lema5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Alberto Ruano-Ravina23
Estimated H-index: 23
(University of Santiago de Compostela)
+ 6 AuthorsLaura Sampietro-Colom13
Estimated H-index: 13
Objectives: When a new health technology has been approved by a health system, it is difficult to guarantee that it is going to be efficiently adopted, adequately used, and that effectiveness, safety, and consumption of resources and costs are in line with what was expected in preliminary investigations. Many governmental institutions promote the idea that efficient mechanisms should be established aimed at developing and incorporating continuous evidence into health technologies management. The...
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