3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has issued interventional procedures guidance on septostomy with or without amnioreduction for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
December 2006

Sources of evidence

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

'Interventional procedure overview of intrauterine laser ablation of placental vessels for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome', March 2006.

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.