3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has produced guidance on laparoscopic live donor simple nephrectomy.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
August 2005

Sources of evidence

The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following document.

'Interventional procedure overview of laparoscopic nephrectomy (including nephroureterectomy)', March 2005.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers. It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.