Recommendation ID
IPG442/1
Question
Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research. In particular, studies should report the effect of the procedure on local tumour control and patient survival.
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
None.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Irreversible electroporation for treating pancreatic cancer
Number
IPG442
Date issued
February 2013

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 27/02/2013