1 Recommendations

1 Recommendations

1.1 Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of insertion of a biodegradable spacer to reduce rectal toxicity during radiotherapy for prostate cancer is adequate to support the use of this procedure provided that standard arrangements are in place for clinical governance, consent and audit.

1.2 The procedure should only be done by clinicians with training in, and experience of, transperineal interventional procedures.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)