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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 121-140 of 421

Ref Title Date Issued Arrangements
IPG157 Endometrial cryotherapy for menorrhagia Mar 2006 Normal
IPG158 Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer Mar 2006 Special
IPG159 Stimulated graciloplasty for faecal incontinence Mar 2006 Normal
IPG160 High dose rate brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervix Mar 2006 Normal
IPG161 Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy Mar 2006 Normal
IPG162 Mosaicplasty for knee cartilage defects Mar 2006 Special
IPG163 Stent-graft placement in abdominal aortic aneurysm Mar 2006 Normal
IPG164 Photorefractive (laser) surgery for the correction of refractive error Mar 2006 Normal
IPG166 Balloon kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures Apr 2006 Normal
IPG167 Retrograde urethral sphincterometry Apr 2006 Research Only
IPG168 Percutaneous radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation Apr 2006 Normal
IPG170 Living donor lung transplantation for end-stage lung disease May 2006 Special
IPG171 Laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation for the treatment of endometriosis May 2006 Special
IPG173 Percutaneous disc decompression using coblation for lower back pain May 2006 Special
IPG174 High dose rate brachytherapy in combination with external-beam radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer May 2006 Normal
IPG175 Percutaneous fetal balloon valvuloplasty for aortic stenosis May 2006 Special
IPG176 Percutaneous fetal balloon valvuloplasty for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum May 2006 Special
IPG177 Short-term circulatory support with left ventricular assist devices as a bridge to cardiac transplantation or recovery Jun 2006 Normal
IPG178 Tonsillectomy using ultrasonic scalpel Jun 2006 Normal
IPG179 Percutaneous cementoplasty for palliative treatment of bony malignancies Jun 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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