3 Further information

3.1 This guidance requires that clinicians undertaking the procedure make special arrangements for audit. The Institute has identified relevant audit criteria and developed an audit tool (which is for use at local discretion).

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
January 2007

Sources of evidence

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

'Interventional procedure overview of fetal cystoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of lower urinary outflow tract obstruction', June 2006.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for parents ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with parental consent in mind.