Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
- Ultrasound-guided high-intensity transcutaneous focused ultrasound for symptomatic uterine fibroids
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Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
Current evidence on the safety of ultrasound-guided high‑intensity transcutaneous focused ultrasound for symptomatic uterine fibroids shows there are well-recognised complications including skin burns. The evidence on efficacy is limited in quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used with special arrangements for clinical governance, consent, and audit or research.