- Recommendation ID
Further research on high-intensity focused ultrasound for symptomatic breast fibroadenoma should include publication of patient-reported outcome measures and studies with long-term follow-up.
- Any explanatory notes
The evidence on high-intensity focused ultrasound for symptomatic breast fibroadenoma raises no major safety concerns. Evidence on its efficacy is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used with special arrangements for clinical governance, consent and audit or research.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- High-intensity focused ultrasound for symptomatic breast fibroadenoma
- Date issued
- September 2017
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||No|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|