3 Further information

3.1 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued the following device alert notices: DA2002(03), Screw-Fit Ceramic Toe Joint (Metatarsophalangeal) Replacement Prosthesis; and MDA/2004/009, Moje Press-Fit Ceramic Toe Joint Prosthesis.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
November 2005

Sources of evidence

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

'Interventional procedures overview of metatarsophalangeal joint replacement of the hallux', February 2005.

Information for the public

NICE has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for patients, carers and those with a wider interest in healthcare. It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with patient consent in mind.