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Published interventional procedures

All completed interventional procedures guidance are listed below. For the documents and related material, click on the title in the list.

The list can be sorted by: guidance number (ref), title, date issued and arrangements - simply click on the relevant column heading in the blue box once or twice depending on the order that you want. The table includes an 'arrangements' column to help health professionals identify what additional measures should be put in place when implementing the guidance. The list of arrangements describes what each type means.

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Guidance List

Results 21-40 of 422

Ref Title Date Issued Arrangements
IPG034 Circular stapled haemorrhoidectomy Dec 2003 Normal
IPG036 Radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy Jan 2004 Special
IPG037 Transilluminated powered phlebectomy for varicose veins Jan 2004 Special
IPG038 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in post neonatal children Jan 2004 Normal
IPG040 Non-surgical reduction of myocardial septum Feb 2004 Normal
IPG041 Partial left ventriculectomy (the Batista procedure) Feb 2004 Special
IPG042 Cyanoacrylate instillation for occlusion of parotid sinuses Feb 2004 Special
IPG043 Needle fasciotomy for Dupuytren's contracture Feb 2004 Normal
IPG046 Laparoscopic pyeloplasty Mar 2004 Normal
IPG047 Photodynamic endometrial ablation Mar 2004 Research Only
IPG049 Radiotherapy for age-related macular degeneration Mar 2004 Research Only
IPG050 Vagus nerve stimulation for refractory epilepsy in children Mar 2004 Normal
IPG051 Free fluid thermal endometrial ablation Mar 2004 Normal
IPG052 Endovenous laser treatment of the long saphenous vein Mar 2004 Normal
IPG053 Computed tomography (CT) guided thermocoagulation of osteoid osteoma Mar 2004 Normal
IPG055 Endoscopic injection of bulking agents for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease Apr 2004 Special
IPG056 Complete cytoreduction for pseudomyxoma peritonei (Sugarbaker technique) Apr 2004 Special
IPG057 Laparoscopic live donor simple nephrectomy Jun 2004 Normal
IPG058 Transpupillary thermotherapy for age-related macular degeneration Jun 2004 Special
IPG059 Subfascial endoscopic perforator vein surgery Jun 2004 Special

NICE Interventional Procedures Guidance - Types of Arrangements

  • Normal - apply normal consent, audit and clinical governance arrangements
  • Special - notify clinical governance leads, ensure patients understand the uncertainties and audit and review clinical outcomes of all patients having the procedure
  • Other (see guidance) - includes additional recommendations, for example, on training, service delivery or data collection
  • Research only - use only in the context of a research protocol
  • Do not use - the procedure should not be used in the National Health Service (NHS)

OPCS-4.6 codes

The NHS Classification service (NCS), is the authoritative source of clinical coding guidance. NCS has worked with NICE to assure accurate assignment of OPCS-4.6 codes for procedures covered by NICE guidance. These published interventional procedures and OPCS-4.6 codes are available in a single PDF report for reference.

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