15 October 2015

NICE Offices, 10 Spring Gardens, London

The 141st meeting will start promptly at 10.30 and is expected to finish at approximately 16.00

Please note that this agenda is final and 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 10 September 2015
  6. Matters arising   
  7. IPAC Structured decision making
  8. NICE Advisory Body declarations 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

1291    Endoscopic CO2 laser cricopharyngeal myotomy for relief of dysphagia- Part 1 AND Part 2 (open and closed session)

963      Inserting a steroid-eluting bioabsorbable stent or spacer as part of endoscpic sinus surgery to treat chronic rhinosinusitis - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1116   Transcutaneous stimulation of the cervical branch of the vagus nerve for cluster headache, migraine and medication overuse headaches  - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

11. Public consultation comments

1285    Radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic interdigital (Morton's) neuroma - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1070    Transapical transcatheter mitral valve-invalve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis in patients for whom surgical valve implantation is unsuitable  - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

346/2   Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1276     Joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1252     Insertion of a subretinal prosethesis system for retinitis pigmentosa- 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 November 2015 10:30am, Venue: NICE Offices, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 4BU

Please note all timings are approximate 

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The closing date for registration is Wedenesday 7 October 2015  Please note that it may not be possible to accept late registration requests.

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Registration period: 17 September 2015 to 07 October 2015
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