Updating results

Laparoscopic augmentation cystoplasty (including clam cystoplasty) (IPG326)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic augmentation cystoplasty (including clam cystoplasty) for treating an overactive bladder

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2009

Endopyelotomy for pelviureteric junction obstruction (IPG325)

Evidence-based recommendations on endopyelotomy for treating pelviureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2009

Radiofrequency ablation for colorectal liver metastases (IPG327)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation for treating colorectal liver metastases

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2009

Suction diathermy adenoidectomy (IPG328)

Evidence-based recommendations on suction diathermy adenoidectomy for removing adenoids

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2009

Vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression (IPG330)

Evidence-based recommendations on vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2009

Balloon catheter insertion for Bartholin's cyst or abscess (IPG323)

Evidence-based recommendations on balloon catheter insertion for treating Bartholin's cyst or abscess

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2009

Individually magnetic resonance imaging-designed unicompartmental interpositional implant insertion for osteoarthritis of the knee (IPG317)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting individually MRI-designed unicompartmental, interpositional (customised) implant for knee osteoarthritis

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2009

Extracorporeal albumin dialysis for acute liver failure (IPG316)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal albumin dialysis for acute liver failure

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2009

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory plantar fasciitis (IPG311)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory plantar fasciitis (ligament deterioration between the heel and foot)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2009

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory tennis elbow (IPG313)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave (inaudible sound waves) therapy for refractory tennis elbow

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2009

Placement of pectus bar for pectus excavatum (also known as MIRPE or the Nuss procedure) (IPG310)

Evidence-based recommendations on placing a pectus bar (MIRPE/the Nuss procedure) to treat pectus excavatum (‘funnel chest’)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2009

Image-guided radiofrequency excision biopsy of breast lesions (IPG308)

Evidence-based recommendations on image-guided radiofrequency excision biopsy of breast lesions to test for breast cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2009

Sinus tarsi implant insertion for mobile flatfoot (IPG305)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting a sinus tarsi implant to treat mobile flatfoot

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2009

Prosthetic intervertebral disc replacement in the lumbar spine (IPG306)

Evidence-based recommendations on prosthetic intervertebral disc replacement in the lumbar spine (replacing worn discs in the lower spine with artificial discs)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2009

Percutaneous endoscopic laser cervical discectomy (IPG303)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous endoscopic laser cervical discectomy (keyhole surgery to treat slipped disc in upper back)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2009

Corneal endothelial transplantation (IPG304)

Evidence-based recommendations on corneal endothelial transplantation (endothelial keratoplasty/EK) to replace the inner layers of the cornea

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2009

Percutaneous laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris (IPG302)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous laser revascularisation (keyhole surgery) for refractory angina pectoris

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2009

Transmyocardial laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris (IPG301)

Evidence-based recommendations on transmyocardial laser revascularisation (TMLR) for refractory angina pectoris

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2009

Tenotomy of horizontal eye muscles for nystagmus (with reattachment at their original insertions) (IPG299)

Evidence-based recommendations on tenotomy of horizontal eye muscles for nystagmus (with reattachment at their original insertions)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2009

Combined bony and soft tissue reconstruction for hip joint stabilisation in proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD) (IPG297)

Evidence-based recommendations on combined bony and soft tissue reconstruction for hip joint stabilisation in proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2009

Ex-vivo hepatic resection and reimplantation for liver cancer (IPG298)

Evidence-based recommendations on ex-vivo hepatic resection and reimplantation for liver cancer (surgery involving temporarily removing the liver)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2009

Endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer (IPG296)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer (keyhole removal of breast tissue)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2009

Percutaneous (non-thoracoscopic) epicardial catheter radiofrequency ablation for ventricular tachycardia (IPG295)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous (non-thoracoscopic) epicardial catheter radiofrequency ablation for ventricular tachycardia

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2009

Percutaneous (non-thoracoscopic) epicardial catheter radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (IPG294)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous (non-thoracoscopic) epicardial catheter radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2009

Implantation of an opaque intraocular lens for intractable double vision (IPG293)

Evidence-based recommendations on implantation of an opaque intraocular lens for intractable double vision (diplopia)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2009

Photodynamic therapy for brain tumours (IPG290)

Evidence-based recommendations on photodynamic therapy (PDT) for brain tumours (brain cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2009

Intraocular lens insertion for correction of refractive error, with preservation of the natural lens (IPG289)

Evidence-based recommendations on intraocular (eye) lens insertion for correction of refractive error (short-sightedness), with preservation of the natural lens

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2009

Laparoscopic cystectomy (IPG287)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic cystectomy (keyhole surgery to remove the bladder)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2009

Extracorporeal photopheresis for Crohn's disease (IPG288)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal photopheresis (treated white blood cells) for Crohn's disease

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2009

Ultrasound-guided regional nerve block (IPG285)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-guided regional nerve block (placing a needle near a nerve to give pain relief/anaesthetic)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2009

Functional electrical stimulation for drop foot of central neurological origin (IPG278)

Evidence-based recommendations on functional electrical stimulation for drop foot of central neurological origin

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2009

Thoracoscopic epicardial radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (IPG286)

IPG286 Interventional procedures, IPG286 - Issued: January 2009 -- The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2009

Laparoscopic prostatectomy for benign prostatic obstruction (IPG275)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic prostatectomy for benign prostatic obstruction (BPO)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2008

Transabdominal artificial bowel sphincter implantation for faecal incontinence (IPG276)

Evidence-based recommendations on transabdominal artificial bowel sphincter implantation for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2008

Balloon catheter dilation of paranasal sinus ostia for chronic sinusitis (IPG273)

Evidence-based recommendations on balloon catheter dilation of paranasal sinus ostia for chronic sinusitis

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2008

Autologous pancreatic islet cell transplantation for improved glycaemic control after pancreatectomy (IPG274)

Evidence-based recommendations on autologous pancreatic islet cell transplantation for improved glycaemic control after pancreatectomy

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2008

Total wrist replacement (IPG271)

Evidence-based recommendations on total wrist replacement to treat arthritis

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2008

Laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer (IPG269)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic gastrectomy for treating stomach cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2008

Direct skeletal fixation of limb or digit prostheses using intraosseous transcutaneous implants (IPG270)

Evidence-based recommendations on attaching a prosthetic limb or digit directly to the bone using intraosseous transcutaneous implants

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2008

Brachytherapy as the sole method of adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer after local excision (IPG268)

Evidence-based recommendations on brachytherapy as the only type of adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer after local excision

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2008

Implantation of multifocal (non-accommodative) intraocular lenses during cataract surgery (IPG264)

Evidence-based recommendations on implantation of multifocal (non-accommodative) intraocular lenses during cataract surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2008

Lumbar infusion test for the investigation of normal pressure hydrocephalus (IPG263)

Evidence-based recommendations on the lumbar infusion test for the investigation of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2008

Endoaortic balloon occlusion for cardiac surgery (IPG261)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoaortic balloon occlusion for heart surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2008

Intraoperative red blood cell salvage during radical prostatectomy or radical cystectomy (IPG258)

Evidence-based recommendations on intraoperative red blood cell salvage during radical surgery to remove the prostate gland or bladder

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2008

Allogeneic pancreatic islet cell transplantation for type 1 diabetes mellitus (IPG257)

Evidence-based recommendations on allogeneic pancreatic islet cell transplantation for treating type 1 diabetes mellitus

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2008

Interstitial photodynamic therapy for malignant parotid tumours (IPG259)

Evidence-based recommendations on interstitial photodynamic therapy (PDT) for treating malignant parotid tumours

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2008

Intraoperative nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery (IPG255)

Evidence-based recommendations on intraoperative nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2008

Laparoscopic mobilisation of the greater omentum for breast reconstruction (IPG253)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic mobilisation of the greater omentum (keyhole surgery) for breast reconstruction

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2008

Laser-assisted cerebral vascular anastomosis without temporary arterial occlusion (IPG252)

Evidence-based recommendations on laser-assisted cerebral vascular anastomosis without temporary arterial occlusion

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2008

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration for mediastinal masses (IPG254)

Evidence-based recommendations on endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for mediastinal masses

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2008