- Recommendation ID
NICE encourages the peer-reviewed publication of all further research for percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for fetal critical aortic stenosis. Further research could be in the form of controlled trials, analysis of registry data or other observational studies. It should address patient selection, timing of the intervention and the natural history of the disease.
- Any explanatory notes
Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for fetal critical aortic stenosis is limited in quantity and the results are inconsistent. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for fetal critical aortic stenosis
- Date issued
- May 2018
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||Yes|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|