3 Further information

3.1 NICE has issued interventional procedures guidance on laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation for the treatment of endometriosis.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
October 2007

Sources of evidence

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

'Interventional procedure overview of laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) for chronic pelvic pain', February 2007.

Information for patients

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