Updating results

Electrotherapy for the treatment of haemorrhoids (IPG525)

Evidence-based recommendations on electrotherapy for treating haemorrhoids

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) (IPG522)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Suture fixation of acute disruption of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis (IPG521)

Evidence-based recommendations on suture fixation of acute disruption of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis (ligament injuries)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Radiofrequency ablation for gastric antral vascular ectasia (IPG520)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation for treating gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Insertion of an epiretinal prosthesis for retinitis pigmentosa (IPG519)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of an epiretinal prosthesis for treating retinitis pigmentosa (RP)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Ultrasound‑enhanced, catheter‑directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis (IPG523)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-enhanced, catheter-directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Ultrasound‑enhanced, catheter‑directed thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism (IPG524)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-enhanced, catheter-directed thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism (PE)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Implantation of a duodenal–jejunal bypass liner for managing type 2 diabetes (IPG518)

Evidence-based recommendations on implanting a duodenal–jejunal bypass liner for managing type 2 diabetes

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Insertion of endobronchial nitinol coils to improve lung function in emphysema (IPG517)

Evidence-based recommendations on endobronchial nitinol coils to improve lung function in emphysema (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD])

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Implantation of a left ventricular assist device for destination therapy in people ineligible for heart transplantation (IPG516)

Evidence-based recommendations on the implantation of a left ventricular assist device for destination therapy in people ineligible for heart transplant

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section (IPG515)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Transanal total mesorectal excision of the rectum (IPG514)

Evidence-based recommendations on transanal total mesorectal excision of the rectum for malignant or benign disease of the rectum (including rectal cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2015

Flexible endoscopic treatment of a pharyngeal pouch (IPG513)

Evidence-based recommendations on flexible endoscopic treatment for a pharyngeal pouch (Zenker's diverticulum)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2015

Open reduction of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (IPG511)

Evidence-based recommendations on open reduction of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage (IPG510)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility (IPG509)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Implantation of a shock or load absorber for mild to moderate symptomatic medial knee osteoarthritis (IPG512)

Evidence-based recommendations on the implantation of a shock or load absorber for treating mild to moderate symptomatic medial knee osteoarthritis

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Single‑incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (IPG508)

Evidence-based recommendations on single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (surgery to remove the gallbladder) for treating problematic gallstones

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2014

Insertion of a collagen plug to close an abdominal wall enterocutaneous fistula (IPG507)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting a collagen plug to close an abdominal wall enterocutaneous fistula

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2014

Insertion of an annular disc implant at lumbar discectomy (IPG506)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting an annular disc implant at lumbar discectomy for treating lumbar disc herniation (slipped disc)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2014

Telemetric adjustable pulmonary artery banding for pulmonary hypertension in infants with congenital heart defects (IPG505)

Evidence-based recommendations on telemetric adjustable pulmonary artery banding for treating pulmonary hypertension in infants with congenital heart defects

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2014

Combined endoscopic and laparoscopic removal of colonic polyps (IPG503)

Evidence-based recommendations on combined endoscopic and laparoscopic removal of colonic polyps (growths)

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2014

Total prosthetic replacement of the temporomandibular joint (IPG500)

Evidence-based recommendations on the total prosthetic replacement of temporomandibular joint (joint between the skull and lower jaw)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Assessing motility of the gastrointestinal tract using a wireless capsule (IPG502)

Evidence-based recommendations on assessing motility of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract using a wireless capsule to investigate motility disorders

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (IPG499)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive (keyhole) video-assisted thyroidectomy (surgery to remove the thyroid gland)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Minimally invasive video‑assisted parathyroidectomy (IPG501)

Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive (keyhole) video-assisted parathyroidectomy to remove abnormal parathyroid glands

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2014

Powered microdebrider turbinoplasty for inferior turbinate hypertrophy (IPG498)

Evidence-based recommendations on powdered micodebrider turbinoplasty for inferior turbinate hypertrophy (swollen ridges in the nose)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2014

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for squamous dysplasia of the oesophagus (IPG497)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for treating squamous dysplasia of the oesophagus

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2014

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's oesophagus with low‑grade dysplasia or no dysplasia (IPG496)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s oesophagus with low-grade dysplasia or no dysplasia

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2014

Radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (IPG495)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (swollen ridges in the nose that narrow the nasal passage)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2014

Endoscopic saphenous vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting (IPG494)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic saphenous vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting in coronary artery disease (CAD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2014

Gastroelectrical stimulation for gastroparesis (IPG489)

Evidence-based recommendations on gastroelectrical stimulation for treating gastroparesis

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Arthroscopic radiofrequency chondroplasty for discrete chondral defects of the knee (IPG493)

Evidence-based recommendations on arthroscopic radiofrequency chondroplasty for discrete chondral defects of the articular cartilage in the knee

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Bioresorbable stent implantation for treating coronary artery disease (IPG492)

Evidence-based recommendations on bioresorbable stent implantation for treating coronary artery disease (CHD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Chemosaturation via percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic liver cancer (IPG488)

Evidence-based recommendations on chemosaturation via percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic liver cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis of the upper limb (IPG487)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis (excess sweating) of the upper limb (palm of hand and armpit)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2014

Faecal microbiota transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (IPG485)

Evidence-based recommendations on faecal microbiota (bacteria) transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile/C. diff) infection

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Transoral carbon dioxide laser surgery for primary treatment of oropharyngeal malignancy (IPG484)

Evidence-based recommendations on transoral carbon dioxide (CO2) laser surgery for primary treatment of oropharyngeal malignancy (throat cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal incontinence (IPG483)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal (bowel) incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for acute heart failure in adults (IPG482)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (artificial lung) for acute heart failure in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2014

Managing medicines in care homes (SC1)

This guideline covers good practice for managing medicines in care homes. It aims to promote the safe and effective use of medicines in care homes by advising on processes for prescribing, handling and administering medicines. It also recommends how care and services relating to medicines should be provided to people living in care homes.

Social care guideline Published March 2014

Electrochemotherapy for primary basal cell carcinoma and primary squamous cell carcinoma (IPG478)

Evidence-based recommendations on electrochemotherapy for primary basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) (skin cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Optical coherence tomography to guide percutaneous coronary intervention (IPG481)

Evidence-based recommendations on optical coherence tomography to guide percutaneous coronary intervention (near-infrared light for artery imaging)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary facial blushing (IPG480)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (cutting off nerve signals to stop blushing) for primary facial blushing

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2014

Insertion of prostatic urethral lift implants to treat lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG475)

Evidence-based recommendations on prostatic urethral lift implants to treat lower tract symptoms secondary to benign prostate hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2014

Arthroscopic trochleoplasty for patellar instability (IPG474)

Evidence-based recommendations on arthroscopic trochleoplasty (keyhole surgery) for treating patellar (kneecap) instability

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2014

Transcranial magnetic stimulation for treating and preventing migraine (IPG477)

Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treating and preventing migraine (headaches)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2014

Radiofrequency ablation of the soft palate for snoring (IPG476)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation of the soft palate (the roof of the mouth) for snoring

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2014

Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale to prevent recurrent cerebral embolic events (IPG472)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO/hole in the heart) to prevent recurrent cerebral embolic events

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2013

Uterine artery embolisation for treating adenomyosis (IPG473)

Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (blocking blood vessels) for treating adenomyosis (thickening of the womb lining)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2013