Updating results

Implantation of a duodenal–jejunal bypass sleeve for managing obesity (IPG471)

Evidence-based recommendations on the implantation of a duodenal–jejunal bypass sleeve (temporary implant in the gut) for managing obesity

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Ultra-radical (extensive) surgery for advanced ovarian cancer (IPG470)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultra-radical (extensive) surgery for advanced ovarian cancer (removing cancerous tissue from all organs)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Microwave ablation for treating primary lung cancer and metastases in the lung (IPG469)

Evidence-based recommendations on microwave ablation for treating primary lung cancer and metastases in the lung

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Phrenic nerve transfer in brachial plexus injury (IPG468)

Evidence-based recommendations on phrenic nerve transfer in brachial plexus injury (damage to nerves in neck and shoulder that affects the arm)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Negative pressure wound therapy for the open abdomen (IPG467)

Evidence-based recommendations on negative pressure (vacuum therapy) wound therapy for the open (exposed) abdomen to aid healing

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Photochemical corneal collagen cross‑linkage using riboflavin and ultraviolet A for keratoconus and keratectasia (IPG466)

Evidence-based recommendations on photochemical corneal collagen cross-linkage using riboflavin and ultraviolet A for keratoconus and keratectasia

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2013

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (IPG461)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux/ GORD/GERD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2013

Insertion and use of implantable pulmonary artery pressure monitors in chronic heart failure (IPG463)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion and use of implantation pulmonary artery pressure monitors for chronic heart failure

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2013

Translaryngeal tracheostomy (IPG462)

Evidence-based recommendations on translaryngeal tracheostomy (a tube passed from inside the windpipe to outside the neck) to aid breathing

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2013

Selective internal radiation therapy for primary hepatocellular carcinoma (IPG460)

Evidence-based recommendations on selective internal radiation therapy for primary hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2013

Insertion of customised exposed titanium implants, without soft tissue cover, for complex orofacial reconstruction (IPG457)

Evidence-based recommendations on inserting customised exposed titanium implants, (without soft tissue cover) for complex orofacial (face) reconstruction

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2013

Insertion of customised titanium implants, with soft tissue cover, for orofacial reconstruction (IPG449)

Evidence-based recommendations on insertion of customised titanium implants, with soft tissue cover for orofacial (face and jaw) reconstruction

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013 Last updated July 2013

Selective internal radiation therapy for non-resectable colorectal metastases in the liver (IPG401)

Evidence-based recommendations on selective internal radiation therapy for non-resectable colorectal metastases (cancer) that has spread to the liver

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2011 Last updated May 2013

Corneal inlay implantation for correction of presbyopia (IPG455)

Evidence-based recommendations on corneal inlay implantation (lens replacement surgery) for correcting presbyopia (age-related long-sightedness)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2013

Occipital nerve stimulation for intractable chronic migraine (IPG452)

Evidence-based recommendations on occiptial nerve stimulation (electrical pulses to mask pain) for intractable chronic migraine (severe headaches)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2013

Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain (IPG451)

Evidence-based recommendations on peripheral nerve-field stimulations (using low-voltage electricity to mask pain) for chronic low back pain

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013

Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for refractory neuropathic pain (IPG450)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) for refractory neuropathic pain

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013

Insertion of endobronchial valves for persistent air leaks (IPG448)

Evidence-based recommendations on insertion of endobronchial valves for treating persistent air leaks from the lungs

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013

Electrochemotherapy for metastases in the skin from tumours of non-skin origin and melanoma (IPG446)

Evidence-based recommendations on electrochemotherapy for metastases (secondary cancers) in the skin from tumours of non-skin origin and melanoma

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2013

Irreversible electroporation for treating liver metastases (IPG445)

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating liver metastases (secondary cancers)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2013

Irreversible electroporation for treating renal cancer (IPG443)

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating renal (kidney) cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2013

Irreversible electroporation for treating primary lung cancer and metastases in the lung (IPG441)

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating primary lung cancer and metastases in the lung

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2013

Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins (IPG440)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for treating varicose veins

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2013

Deep dermal injection of non-absorbable gel polymer for HIV-related lipoatrophy (IPG439)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep dermal injection of non-absorbable gel polymer for HIV-related lipoatrophy (lipodystrophy/wasting syndrome)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2013

Autologous blood injection for tendinopathy (IPG438)

Evidence-based recommendations on autologous blood injection for treating tendinopathy (injured or damaged tendon)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2013

Autologous blood injection for plantar fasciitis (IPG437)

Evidence-based recommendations on autologous blood injection for treating plantar fasciitis (jogger’s heel)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2013

Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation for right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction (IPG436)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation for treating right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction (RVOT)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2013

Radiofrequency cold ablation for respiratory papillomatosis (IPG434)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency cold ablation for treating respiratory papillomatosis (non-cancerous growths in the throat or airways)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2012

Percutaneous laser atherectomy as an adjunct to balloon angioplasty (with or without stenting) for peripheral arterial disease (IPG433)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous laser atherectomy with balloon angioplasty (with or without stenting) for peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2012

Laparoscopic gastric plication for the treatment of severe obesity (IPG432)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic gastric plication for treating severe obesity

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2012

Partial replacement of the meniscus of the knee using a biodegradable scaffold (IPG430)

Evidence-based recommendations on biodegradable scaffold for partial replacement of the meniscus of the knee

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2012

Endovascular stent insertion for intracranial atherosclerotic disease (IPG429)

Evidence-based recommendations endovascular stent insertion for treating intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD/intracranial stenosis)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2012

Percutaneous balloon cryoablation for pulmonary vein isolation in atrial fibrillation (IPG427)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous balloon cryoablation for pulmonary vein isolation in atrial fibrillation (AF)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2012

Micropressure therapy for refractory Ménière's disease (IPG426)

Evidence-based recommendations on micropressure therapy for treating refractory (difficult-to-treat) Ménière's disease

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2012

Endoscopic balloon dilatation for subglottic or tracheal stenosis (IPG425)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic balloon dilatation for treating subglottic or tracheal stenosis (narrowing of the windpipe)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2012

Focal therapy using high-intensity focused ultrasound for localised prostate cancer (IPG424)

Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using high-intensity focused ultrasound for treating localised prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2012

Focal therapy using cryoablation for localised prostate cancer (IPG423)

Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using freezing (cryoablation) needles for treating localised prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2012

Incisionless otoplasty (IPG422)

Evidence-based recommendations on incisionless otoplasty (surgery) to correct protruding ears

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2012

Percutaneous transluminal radiofrequency sympathetic denervation of the renal artery for resistant hypertension (IPG418)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous transluminal radiofrequency sympathetic denervation of the renal artery for resistant hypertension

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2012

Breast reconstruction using lipomodelling after breast cancer treatment (IPG417)

Evidence-based recommendations on breast reconstruction using lipomodelling after breast cancer treatment

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2012

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