12 March 2015

NICE, 10 Spring Gardens, London

The 135th meeting will start promptly at 10:30 and is expected to finish at approximately 16:30.

Please note that this agenda  is subject to change prior to the meeting.

Final Agenda

  1. Welcome and introduction to format of meeting.
  2. Code of conduct for members of the public attending the meeting
  3. Apologies
  4. Any other business
  5. Minutes of the last meeting held on 12 February 2015
  6. Matters arising   
  7. IPAC Structured decision making
  8. NICE Advisory Body declaration of conflicts of interest
  9. Scopes for future procedures (Lay descriptions of future procedures will be available on NICE’s website at public consultation)

10. Newly notified procedures

No         Title of procedure

1244    Electrical stimulation of the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES) for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)  - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

963       Inserting a drug eluting stent after endoscopic sinus surgery to treat chronic sinusitis - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1252     Insertion of a sub-retinal implant for retinitis pigmentosa  Part 1(open session only)

11. Public Consultation Comments

1125    Electrotherapy for the treatment of haemorrhoids  -  Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1218      Implantation of a sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation device for chronic cluster headache - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1180     Implanting a baroreceptor stimulation device for resistant hypertension - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1219     Ultrasound enhanced catheter-directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis -Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1243     Ultrasound enhanced catheter-directed thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

12.  Dates of meetings of IPAC for 2015

Date, time and venue of next meeting

Thursday 12 April 2015 10:30am, Venue: NICE Offices, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 4BU

 Please note all timings are approximate

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