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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 101-120 of 421

Ref Title Date Issued Arrangements
IPG135 Laparoscopic liver resection Jul 2005 Normal
IPG136 Laparoscopic nephrectomy (including nephroureterectomy) Aug 2005 Normal
IPG137 Photodynamic therapy for localised inoperable endobronchial cancer Nov 2005 Normal
IPG138 Intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence Nov 2005 Normal
IPG140 Metatarsophalangeal joint replacement of the hallux Nov 2005 Normal
IPG141 Automated percutaneous mechanical lumbar discectomy Nov 2005 Special
IPG142 Cryosurgery for malignant endobronchial obstruction Nov 2005 Normal
IPG144 Intraoperative blood cell salvage in obstetrics Nov 2005 Special
IPG145 Cryotherapy as a primary treatment for prostate cancer Nov 2005 Normal
IPG146 Direct C1 lateral mass screw for cervical spine stabilisation Dec 2005 Normal
IPG147 Endoscopic axillary lymph node retrieval for breast cancer Dec 2005 Special
IPG148 Retrobulbar irradiation for thyroid eye disease Dec 2005 Normal
IPG149 Division of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) for breastfeeding Dec 2005 Normal
IPG150 Electrosurgery (diathermy and coblation) for tonsillectomy Dec 2005 Normal
IPG151 Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy Jan 2006 Normal
IPG152 Single mini-incision surgery for total hip replacement Jan 2006 Other (see guidance)
IPG153 Foker technique for long gap oesophageal atresia Jan 2006 Normal
IPG154 Insertion of biological slings for stress urinary incontinence Jan 2006 Normal
IPG155 Photodynamic therapy for non-melanoma skin tumours (including premalignant and primary non-metastatic skin lesions) Feb 2006 Normal
IPG156 Image-guided vacuum assisted excision biopsy of benign breast lesions Feb 2006 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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