Updating results

Epithelial radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's oesophagus (IPG344)

Evidence-based recommendations on epithelial radiofrequency ablation for treating Barrett's oesophagus

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2010

Haemorrhoidal artery ligation (IPG342)

Evidence-based recommendations on haemorrhoidal artery ligation for treating haemorrhoids (piles)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2010

Prosthetic intervertebral disc replacement in the cervical spine (IPG341)

Evidence-based recommendations on prosthetic intervertebral disc replacement in the cervical spine for treating degenerative cervical disc disease

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2010

Macular translocation with 360° retinotomy for wet age-related macular degeneration (IPG340)

Evidence-based recommendations on macular translocation with 360° retinotomy for treating wet (exudative) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2010

Limited macular translocation for wet age-related macular degeneration (IPG339)

Evidence-based recommendations on limited macular translocation for treating wet (exudative) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2010

Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer (IPG338)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for treating early stage cervical cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2010

Endoscopic submucosal dissection of lower gastrointestinal lesions (IPG335)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic submucosal dissection of lower gastrointestinal lesions

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2010

Arteriovenous crossing sheathotomy for branch retinal vein occlusion (IPG334)

Evidence-based recommendations on arteriovenous crossing sheathotomy for treating branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO, retinal vascular thrombosis)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2010

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial biopsy for peripheral lung lesions (IPG337)

Evidence-based recommendations on endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial biopsy for treating peripheral lung lesions (pulmonary nodules)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2010

Transcatheter endovascular closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect (IPG336)

Evidence-based recommendations on transcatheter endovascular closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect (VSD) for treating holes in the heart

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2010

Therapeutic endoscopic division of epidural adhesions (IPG333)

Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic endoscopic division of epidural adhesions for back or leg pain from adhesions around the spinal nerve roots

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2010

Surgical correction of hallux valgus using minimal access techniques (IPG332)

Evidence-based recommendations on surgical correction using minimal access techniques for treating hallux valgus (bunions)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2010

Cytoreduction surgery followed by hyperthermic intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis (IPG331)

Evidence-based recommendations on cytoreduction surgery and hyperthermic intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis (cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2010

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

Suction diathermy adenoidectomy (IPG328)

Evidence-based recommendations on suction diathermy adenoidectomy for removing adenoids

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

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

Electrocautery cutting balloon treatment for pelviureteric junction obstruction (IPG324)

Evidence-based recommendations on electrocautery cutting balloon treatment for pelviureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laparoscopic cystectomy (IPG287)

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

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2009

Thoracoscopic epicardial radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (IPG286)

IPG286 1 Guidance 1.1 There is evidence of efficacy for thoracoscopic epicardial radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 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

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

Laparoscopic prostatectomy for benign prostatic obstruction (IPG275)

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

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 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

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