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  1. Transurethral water vapour ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG625)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transurethral water vapour ablation for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

  2. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to promote healing of fresh fractures at low risk of non-healing (IPG621)

    Evidence-based recommendations on low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) to promote healing of fresh fractures at low risk of non-healing in adults

  3. Biomarker tests to help diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes (DG33)

    Evidence-based recommendations on biomarker tests (Actim Partus, PartoSure, Rapid fFN 10Q Cassette) to diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes

  4. Low-level laser therapy for preventing or treating oral mucositis caused by radiotherapy or chemotherapy (IPG615)

    Evidence-based recommendations on low-level laser therapy for preventing or treating oral mucositis caused by radiotherapy or chemotherapy

  5. Endoscopic bipolar radiofrequency ablation for treating biliary obstruction caused by cancer (IPG614)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic bipolar radiofrequency ablation (heat energy) to treat biliary obstruction (bile duct blockage) caused by cancer

  6. Adjunctive colposcopy technologies for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities: the DYSIS colposcope with DYSISmap and the ZedScan I (DG32)

    Evidence-based recommendations on DYSIS colposcope with DYSISmap and ZedScan I for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities in people having colposcopy

  7. Prostate artery embolisation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG611)

    Evidence-based recommendations on prostate artery embolisation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia in adults

  8. Microinvasive subconjunctival insertion of a trans-scleral gelatin stent for primary open-angle glaucoma (IPG612)

    Evidence-based recommendations on microinvasive subconjunctival insertion of a trans-scleral gelatin stent (tube) for primary open-angle glaucoma in adults

  9. Ab interno supraciliary microstent insertion with phacoemulsification for primary open-angle glaucoma (IPG605)

    October 2018: The device used in this procedure (CyPass) has been withdrawn by the manufacturer Alcon, because of concerns about its long-term safety. Further details can be found in the Voluntary Field Safety Notice issued by Alcon. Surgeons are advised not to implant this device, to return any unused devices to Alcon and to consider reviewing any patients who have already been implanted with CyPass. Therefore NICE has decided to withdraw its guidance. NICE would consider whether to issue new guidance on ab interno supraciliary microstent insertion with phacoemulsification for primary open-angle glaucoma should evidence using an appropriately CE marked device become available.

  10. Unilateral MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for moderate to severe tremor in Parkinson's disease (IPG606)

    Evidence-based recommendations on unilateral MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for moderate to severe tremor in Parkinson’s disease in adults

  11. Transcutaneous microwave ablation for severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis (IPG601)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transcutaneous microwave ablation for severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in adults

  12. Artificial heart implantation as a bridge to transplantation for end-stage refractory biventricular heart failure (IPG602)

    Evidence-based recommendations on artificial heart implantation as a bridge to transplantation for end-stage refractory biventricular heart failure

  13. Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator insertion for preventing sudden cardiac death (IPG603)

    Evidence-based recommendations on subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator insertion for preventing sudden cardiac death

  14. Atrial fibrillation and heart valve disease: self-monitoring coagulation status using point-of-care coagulometers (the CoaguChek XS system) (DG14)

    Evidence-based recommendations on point-of-care coagulometers (the CoaguChek XS system) to self-monitor blood clotting

  15. Processed nerve allografts to repair peripheral nerve discontinuities (IPG597)

    Evidence-based recommendations on processed nerve allografts (specially treated nerves) to repair peripheral nerve discontinuities (bridge gaps)

  16. Hypoglossal nerve stimulation for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea (IPG598)

    Evidence-based recommendations on hypoglossal nerve stimulation for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

  17. Tests in secondary care to identify people at high risk of ovarian cancer (DG31)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tests (IOTA ADNEX, Overa, RMI I, ROMA, IOTA Simple Rules) in secondary care to identify people at high risk of ovarian cancer

  18. Total distal radioulnar joint replacement for symptomatic joint instability or arthritis (IPG595)

    Evidence-based recommendations on total distal radioulnar joint replacement for symptomatic joint instability or arthritis in adults

  19. Hysteroscopic sterilisation by insertion of intrafallopian implants (IPG587)

    October 2017: The device used in this procedure (Essure) no longer has a CE mark. The CE mark is necessary for medical devices to be used in EU countries. Therefore NICE has decided to suspend its guidance. NICE would consider whether to issue new guidance on “Hysteroscopic sterilisation by insertion of intrafallopian implants” should evidence including an appropriately CE marked device become available.

  20. Intramuscular diaphragm stimulation for ventilator-dependent chronic respiratory failure caused by motor neurone disease (IPG593)

    Evidence-based recommendations on intramuscular diaphragm stimulation for ventilator-dependent chronic respiratory failure in people with motor neurone disease

  21. Intramuscular diaphragm stimulation for ventilator-dependent chronic respiratory failure caused by high spinal cord injuries (IPG594)

    Evidence-based recommendations on intramuscular diaphragm stimulation for ventilator-dependent chronic respiratory failure caused by high spinal cord injuries

  22. Ab externo canaloplasty for primary open-angle glaucoma (IPG591)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ab externo canaloplasty (widening eye’s main draining canal) for primary open-angle glaucoma (damaged optic nerve)

  23. High-intensity focused ultrasound for symptomatic breast fibroadenoma (IPG592)

    Evidence-based recommendations on high-intensity focused ultrasound for symptomatic breast fibroadenoma (benign/non-cancerous lumps in the breast)

  24. Biodegradable spacer insertion to reduce rectal toxicity during radiotherapy for prostate cancer (IPG590)

    Evidence-based recommendations on biodegradable spacer insertion (gel or balloon) to reduce rectal toxicity during radiotherapy for prostate cancer in adults

  25. Quantitative faecal immunochemical tests to guide referral for colorectal cancer in primary care (DG30)

    Evidence-based recommendations on quantitative faecal immunochemical tests (OC Sensor, HM-JACKarc and FOB Gold) to guide GP referral for colorectal cancer

  26. Laparoscopic insertion of a magnetic titanium ring for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (IPG585)

    Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic insertion of a magnetic titanium ring for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in adults

  27. New generation cardiac CT scanners (Aquilion ONE, Brilliance iCT, Discovery CT750 HD and Somatom Definition Flash) for cardiac imaging in people with suspected or known coronary artery disease in whom imaging is difficult with earlier generation CT scanners (DG3)

    Evidence-based recommendations on new generation computed tomography (CT) scanners for cardiac imaging for suspected or known coronary artery disease