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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 1-20 of 421

Ref Title Date Issued Arrangements
IPG070 Scleral expansion surgery for presbyopia Jul 2004 Do not use
IPG225 Corneal implants for the correction of refractive error Jul 2007 Do not use
IPG234 Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) for chronic pelvic pain Oct 2007 Do not use
IPG241 Soft-palate implants for obstructive sleep apnoea Nov 2007 Do not use
IPG301 Transmyocardial laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris May 2009 Do not use
IPG302 Percutaneous laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris May 2009 Do not use
IPG002 Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma Jul 2003 Normal
IPG006 Balloon thermal endometrial ablation (using data from Cavaterm and Gynecare as specified by SERNIP) Aug 2003 Normal
IPG007 Microwave endometrial ablation Aug 2003 Normal
IPG008 Radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins Sep 2003 Normal
IPG009 Coblation tonsillectomy Sep 2003 Normal
IPG012 Percutaneous vertebroplasty Sep 2003 Normal
IPG014 Transurethral electrovaporisation of the prostate Oct 2003 Normal
IPG017 Holmium laser prostatectomy Nov 2003 Normal
IPG019 Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease Nov 2003 Normal
IPG021 Extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy for calcific tendonitis (tendinopathy) of the shoulder Nov 2003 Normal
IPG022 Endoscopic stapling of pharyngeal pouch Nov 2003 Normal
IPG032 Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma resection Dec 2003 Normal
IPG034 Circular stapled haemorrhoidectomy Dec 2003 Normal
IPG038 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in post neonatal children Jan 2004 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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