The PLASMA system for transurethral resection of the prostate. This is a Guidance Update of MTG23, following the Guidance Review decision of December 2019.
Status In progress
Process MT
ID number 217

Provisional Schedule

Draft guidance 21 August 2020 - 21 September 2020
Expected publication 14 December 2020

Project Team

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Manufacturers Olympus Surgical Technologies Europe
  Olympus Medical (Distributor)
Patient carer organisations Bladder and Bowel UK
  Bladder Health UK
  Bob Champion Cancer Trust
  Men's Health Forum (MHF)
  Orchid - Fighting Male Cancer
  Prostate Cancer UK (formerly prostate cancer charity)
  Prostate Help Association (PHA)
  Tackle Prostate Cancer
  Tackle Prostate Cancer
  Urology User Group Coalition
Professional groups Association for Perioperative Practice
  British Association of Day Surgery
  British Association of Urological Surgeons
  British Urological Group (BUG)
  British Uro-oncology Group
  PSA Prostate Cancer Support Association
  Royal College of Anaesthetists
  Royal College of Surgeons of England
  The Association for Perioperative Practice
  The College of Operating Department Practitioners


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
24 June 2020 Committee meeting: MTAC 1
11 March 2020 Scope published

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