4 Other NICE recommendations on epithelial radiofrequency ablation
Further recommendations have been made as part of the clinical guideline on Barrett's oesophagus – ablative therapy published in August 2010, as follows:
Consider using radiofrequency ablation alone or photodynamic therapy alone for flat high-grade dysplasia, taking into account the evidence of their long-term efficacy, cost and complication rates.
Clinical and cost-effectiveness evidence was reviewed in the development of this guideline which has led to this more specific recommendation. More information is available.
The IP guidance on epithelial radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's oesophagus remains current, and should be read in conjunction with the clinical guideline.