1 Recommendations

1 Recommendations

1.1 Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of prostate artery embolisation for benign prostatic hyperplasia is adequate to support the use of this procedure provided that standard arrangements are in place for clinical governance, consent and audit.

1.2 Patient selection should be done by a urologist and an interventional radiologist.

1.3 This technically demanding procedure should only be done by an interventional radiologist with specific training and expertise in prostatic artery embolisation.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)