Updating results

Deep brain stimulation for refractory epilepsy (IPG416)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation (electrical stimulation) for treating refractory (difficult-to-treat) epilepsy

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2012

Epiretinal brachytherapy for wet age-related macular degeneration (IPG415)

Evidence-based recommendations on epiretinal brachytherapy (localised radiotherapy) to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (sight loss)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2011

Single-port laparoscopic nephrectomy (IPG414)

Evidence-based recommendations on single-port laparoscopic nephrectomy (‘keyhole’ surgery) to remove a kidney

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2011

Magnetic resonance image-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (IPG413)

Evidence-based recommendations on magnetic resonance image (MRI)-guided transcutaneous focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids (non-cancerous, benign growths)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2011

Drainage, irrigation and fibrinolytic therapy (DRIFT) for post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus in preterm infants (IPG412)

Evidence-based recommendations on drainage, irrigation and fibrinolytic therapy (DRIFT) to treat bleeding-related hydrocephalus in premature babies

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2011

Arthroscopic femoro–acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome (IPG408)

Evidence-based recommendations on arthroscopic femoro–acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome (limited hip movement and pain)

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2011

Minimally invasive oesophagectomy (IPG407)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive oesophagectomy to remove part of the oesophagus (gullet), usually because of cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2011

Laparoscopic cryotherapy for renal cancer (IPG405)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic cryotherapy (keyhole surgery to destroy cancer cells by freezing) for treating renal (kidney) cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2011

Endoluminal gastroplication for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (IPG404)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoluminal gastroplication (endoscopic procedure) for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/acid reflux)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2011

Open femoro–acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome (IPG403)

Evidence-based recommendations on open femoro–acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2011

Percutaneous cryotherapy for renal cancer (IPG402)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous cryotherapy for renal (kidney) cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2011

Thoracoscopic exclusion of the left atrial appendage (with or without surgical ablation) for non-valvular atrial fibrillation for the prevention of thromboembolism (IPG400)

Evidence-based recommendations on thoracoscopic exclusion of the left atrial appendage (with or without surgical ablation) for non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2011

Endoscopic radical inguinal lymphadenectomy (IPG398)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radical inguinal lymphadenectomy (keyhole surgery) to treat genital or cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2011

Endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence (IPG393)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Trabeculotomy ab interno for open angle glaucoma (IPG397)

Evidence-based recommendations on trabeculotomy ab interno for open angle glaucoma

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence (IPG395)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

External aortic root support in Marfan syndrome (IPG394)

Evidence-based recommendations on external aortic root support (stent) to treat Marfan syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Stent insertion for bleeding oesophageal varices (IPG392)

Evidence-based recommendations on stent (mesh tube) insertion for bleeding oesophageal varices

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory failure in adults (IPG391)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory failure in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Endovascular stent-grafting of popliteal aneurysms (IPG390)

Evidence-based recommendations on endovascular stent-grafting (mesh tube) to treat popliteal leg aneurysms

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Carotid artery stent placement for symptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (IPG389)

Evidence-based recommendations on carotid artery stent placement for symptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (narrowed carotid arteries in the neck)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Carotid artery stent placement for asymptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (IPG388)

Evidence-based recommendations on carotid artery stent placement for asymptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (narrowed carotid arteries in the neck)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest (IPG386)

Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Laser correction of refractive error following non-refractive ophthalmic surgery (IPG385)

Evidence-based recommendations on laser correction of refractive error (laser corneal surgery) after previous eye surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Percutaneous retroperitoneal endoscopic necrosectomy (IPG384)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous retroperitoneal endoscopic necrosectomy for treating pancreatic necrosis

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Hand allotransplantation (IPG383)

Evidence-based recommendations on hand transplant surgery (allotransplantation)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Deep brain stimulation for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache) (IPG382)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Deep brain stimulation for intractable trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (IPG381)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for intractable trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) (including cluster headaches)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Percutaneous atherectomy of femoropopliteal arterial lesions with plaque excision devices (IPG380)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous atherectomy t femoropopliteal arterial lesions with plaque excision devices

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2011

Percutaneous laser coronary angioplasty (IPG378)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous laser coronary angioplasty to treat blocked coronary arteries

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (IPG377)

Evidence-based recommendations on off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to treat coronary artery disease (CAD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (IPG376)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) (hip pain)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in neonates (IPG379)

Evidence-based recommendations on thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in newborn babies (neonates)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Distal iliotibial band lengthening for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (IPG375)

Evidence-based recommendations on distal iliotibial band lengthening for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) (hip pain)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Selective dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity in cerebral palsy (IPG373)

Evidence-based recommendations on selective dorsal rhizotomy for treating spasticity in cerebral palsy

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2010

Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for primary or secondary lung cancers (IPG372)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for treating primary or secondary lung cancers

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2010

Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale for the secondary prevention of recurrent paradoxical embolism in divers (IPG371)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for recurrent neurological decompression sickness in divers

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2010

Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale for recurrent migraine (IPG370)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for treating recurrent migraine

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2010

Cryotherapy for the treatment of liver metastases (IPG369)

Evidence-based recommendations on cryotherapy for treating liver cancer metastases (secondary tumours)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2010

Uterine artery embolisation for fibroids (IPG367)

Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (UAE) to relieve the symptoms of fibroids (non-cancerous growths)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2010

Non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain (IPG366)

Evidence-based recommendations on non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2010

Interspinous distraction procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis causing neurogenic claudication (IPG365)

Evidence-based recommendations on interspinous distraction procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) causing neurogenic claudication

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2010

Transperineal template biopsy and mapping of the prostate (IPG364)

Evidence-based recommendations on transperineal template biopsy and mapping of the prostate to test for prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2010

Minimally invasive total hip replacement (IPG363)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive total hip replacement

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2010

Percutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder syndrome (IPG362)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for treating overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2010

Insertion of metal rib reinforcements to stabilise a flail chest wall (IPG361)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting metal rib reinforcements to stabilise a flail chest wall

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2010

Endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric lesions (IPG360)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic submucosal dissection for treating gastric lesions in the stomach

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2010

Endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection of non-ampullary duodenal lesions (IPG359)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection to treat non-ampullary lesions in the duodendum

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2010

Phototherapeutic laser keratectomy for corneal surface irregularities (IPG358)

Evidence-based recommendations on phototherapeutic laser keratectomy (laser surgery) to correct corneal surface irregularities

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2010

Percutaneous intradiscal laser ablation in the lumbar spine (IPG357)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous intradiscal laser ablation for treating damage to the lower (lumbar) spine

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2010