Updating results

Radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic interdigital (Morton's) neuroma (IPG539)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic interdigital (Morton’s) neuroma

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2015

Insertion of a subretinal prosthesis system for retinitis pigmentosa (IPG537)

Evidence-based recommendations on insertion of a subretinal prosthesis system for retinitis pigmentosa (RP)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2015

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression (IPG542)

Evidence-based recommendations on repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2015

Transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis (IPG541)

Evidence-based recommendations on transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2015

Living-donor liver transplantation (IPG535)

Evidence-based recommendations on living-donor liver transplantation

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2015

Sacral nerve stimulation for idiopathic chronic non-obstructive urinary retention (IPG536)

Evidence-based recommendations on sacral nerve stimulation for idiopathic chronic non-obstructive urinary retention

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2015

Implantation of a corneal graft–keratoprosthesis for severe corneal opacity in wet blinking eyes (IPG534)

Evidence-based recommendations on implantation of a corneal graft–keratoprosthesis for severe corneal opacity in wet blinking eyes

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2015

Implanting a baroreceptor stimulation device for resistant hypertension (IPG533)

Evidence-based recommendations on implanting a baroreceptor stimulation device for resistant hypertension

Interventional procedures guidance Published October 2015

Virtual Touch Quantification to diagnose and monitor liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C (MTG27)

Evidence-based recommendations on Virtual Touch Quantification for diagnosing and monitoring liver fibrosis in chronic Hepatitis B and C

Medical technologies guidance Published September 2015

Low energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (the Papillon technique) for early stage rectal cancer (IPG532)

Evidence-based recommendations on low energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (the Papillon technique) for treating early stage rectal cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2015

UroLift for treating lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (MTG26)

Evidence-based recommendations on UroLift for treating lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP)

Medical technologies guidance Published September 2015

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for depression (IPG530)

Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for depression

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2015

Preoperative high dose rate brachytherapy for rectal cancer (IPG531)

Evidence-based recommendations on preoperative high dose rate brachytherapy for treating rectal cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published August 2015

Insertion of a double balloon catheter for induction of labour in pregnant women without previous caesarean section (IPG528)

Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a double balloon catheter for inducing labour in pregnant women without previous caesarean section

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2015

Joint distraction for knee osteoarthritis without alignment correction (IPG529)

Evidence-based recommendations on joint distraction for knee osteoarthritis without alignment correction

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2015

Cyanoacrylate glue occlusion for varicose veins (IPG526)

Evidence-based recommendations on cyanoacrylate glue occlusion for varicose veins

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

Implantation of a sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation device for chronic cluster headache (IPG527)

Evidence-based recommendations on the implantation of a sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation device for treating chronic cluster headaches

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Electrotherapy for the treatment of haemorrhoids (IPG525)

Evidence-based recommendations on electrotherapy for treating haemorrhoids

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

VibraTip for testing vibration perception to detect diabetic peripheral neuropathy (MTG22)

Evidence-based recommendations on VibraTip for testing vibration perception to detect diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage)

Medical technologies guidance Published December 2014 Last updated March 2015

The TURis system for transurethral resection of the prostate (MTG23)

Evidence-based recommendations on the transurethral resection in saline system (TURis) for resection of the prostate

Medical technologies guidance Published February 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

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

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

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

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

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

Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments to reduce skin breakdown in people with or at risk of pressure ulcers (MTG20)

Evidence-based recommendations on the Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments to reduce the development or risk of pressure ulcers caused by skin breakdown

Medical technologies guidance Published November 2014

The ReCell Spray‑On Skin system for treating skin loss, scarring and depigmentation after burn injury (MTG21)

Evidence-based recommendations on the ReCell Spray-On Skin system for treating skin loss, scarring and depigmentation after burn injury

Medical technologies 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 parathyroidectomy (IPG501)

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

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

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