GEKO

Medical Devices

™King’s Technology Evaluation Centre (KiTEC) was established in 2011. Members of King’s UMS contribute expertise in study design, registers, databases, systematic review, meta-analysis and statistical modelling to the work of the Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme (MTEP), part of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

As part of this programme, in 2013/2014 King’s UMS members contributed to a NICE Medical Technology guidance of the geko™ Electro-Stimulation Device for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis. The work involved evaluating the clinical and economic evidence for the geko™ device and its effectiveness for reducing Venous Thromboembolism.

You can read the published paper here.