Recommendation ID

Further research in superior rectal artery embolisation for haemorrhoids should report details of patient selection, and follow-up efficacy (including symptom relief), need for subsequent treatments, quality of life and safety outcomes for at least 1 year.

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of superior rectal artery embolisation for haemorrhoids is inadequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Superior rectal artery embolisation for haemorrhoids
Date issued
August 2018

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? Yes  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 31/08/2018