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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

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Ref Title Date Issued Arrangements
IPG257 Allogeneic pancreatic islet cell transplantation for type 1 diabetes mellitus Apr 2008 Special
IPG334 Arteriovenous crossing sheathotomy for branch retinal vein occlusion Mar 2010 Research Only
IPG408 Arthroscopic femoro-acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome Sep 2011 Normal
IPG230 Arthroscopic knee washout, with or without debridement, for the treatment of osteoarthritis Aug 2007 Other (see guidance)
IPG474 Arthroscopic trochleoplasty for patellar instability Jan 2014 Special
IPG066 Artificial anal sphincter implantation Jun 2004 Special
IPG110 Artificial metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint replacement for end-stage arthritis Feb 2005 Normal
IPG111 Artificial trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint replacement for end-stage osteoarthritis Feb 2005 Normal
IPG108 Auditory brain stem implants Jan 2005 Normal
IPG437 Autologous blood injection for plantar fasciopathy Jan 2013 Special
IPG438 Autologous blood injection for tendinopathy Jan 2013 Special
IPG274 Autologous pancreatic islet cell transplantation for improved glycaemic control after pancreatectomy Sep 2008 Special
IPG141 Automated percutaneous mechanical lumbar discectomy Nov 2005 Special
IPG075 Balloon angioplasty of pulmonary vein stenosis in infants Jul 2004 Special
IPG074 Balloon angioplasty with or without stenting for coarctation or recoarctation of aorta in adults and children Jul 2004 Normal
IPG273 Balloon catheter dilation of paranasal sinus ostia for chronic sinusitis Sep 2008 Normal
IPG323 Balloon catheter insertion for Bartholin's cyst or abscess Dec 2009 Normal
IPG067 Balloon dilatation of pulmonary valve stenosis Jun 2004 Normal
IPG077 Balloon dilatation of systemic to pulmonary arterial shunts in children Jul 2004 Normal
IPG409 Balloon dilatation of the Eustachian tube Nov 2011 Research Only

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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