Placental Growth Factor (PIGF)

Innovation Type: Diagnostic Device

Speciality: Perinatal

Innovation Origin: NHS England MedTech Funding Mandate, Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC)

Diagnostic devices to aid in the identification of preeclampsia

Placental growth factor (PIGF) based testing for suspected preeclampsia – Two tests for early diagnosis of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women, which if unmonitored, can cause serious complications for mother and baby.

- Elecsys immunoassay sFlt-1/PLGF ratio [Roche Diagnostics]

- Triage PlGF test [Quidel Corporation]

This innovation is being supported by the Accelerated Access Collaborative - for more details about the AAC, see the AHSN's dedicated web page, or the AAC's official home page.

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