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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 141-160 of 421

Ref Title Date Issued Arrangements
IPG180 Percutaneous laser therapy for fetal tumours Jun 2006 Special
IPG184 High intensity focused ultrasound ablation of atrial tissue for atrial fibrillation as an associated procedure with other cardiac surgery Jul 2006 Special
IPG186 Tonsillectomy using laser Jul 2006 Normal
IPG187 Catheterless oesophageal pH monitoring Jul 2006 Normal
IPG188 Deep brain stimulation for tremor and dystonia (excluding Parkinson's disease) Aug 2006 Normal
IPG190 Insertion of pleuro-amniotic shunt for fetal pleural effusion Sep 2006 Special
IPG192 Therapeutic amnioinfusion for oligohydramnios during pregnancy (excluding labour) Nov 2006 Special
IPG193 Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy Nov 2006 Normal
IPG194 Living-donor liver transplantation Nov 2006 Special
IPG196 Patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) via interventional procedures Nov 2006 Other (see guidance)
IPG197 Intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening Dec 2006 Special
IPG198 Intrauterine laser ablation of placental vessels for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome Dec 2006 Normal
IPG199 Septostomy with or without amnioreduction for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome Dec 2006 Special
IPG200 Photo-dynamic therapy for early oesophageal cancer Dec 2006 Special
IPG201 Preoperative high dose rate brachytherapy for rectal cancer Dec 2006 Special
IPG202 Fetal vesico-amniotic shunt for lower urinary tract outflow obstruction Dec 2006 Special
IPG204 Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy Jan 2007 Normal
IPG205 Fetal cystoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of lower urinary outflow tract obstruction Jan 2007 Special
IPG206 Palliative photodynamic therapy for advanced oesophageal cancer Jan 2007 Normal
IPG208 Laparoscopic insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheter Feb 2007 Normal

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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