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Photodynamic therapy for brain tumours (IPG290)

Evidence-based recommendations on photodynamic therapy (PDT) for brain tumours (brain cancer)

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

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

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

Laparoscopic prostatectomy for benign prostatic obstruction (IPG275)

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

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2008

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

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

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

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

Endoscopic laser foraminoplasty (IPG31)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic laser foraminoplasty for treating back pain caused by a prolapsed intervertebral disc

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2003

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

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

Laparoscopic cystectomy (IPG287)

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

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 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

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

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

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

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

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

Tonsillectomy using ultrasonic scalpel (IPG178)

Evidence-based recommendations on tonsillectomy (removing tonsils) using ultrasonic scalpel (high-energy waves to cut tonsils and stop bleeding)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2006

Percutaneous cementoplasty for palliative treatment of bony malignancies (IPG179)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous cementoplasty for palliative treatment of bony malignancies

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2006

Bone-anchored cystourethropexy (IPG18)

Evidence-based recommendations on bone-anchored cystourethropexy for treating stress urinary incontinence in women

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2003

Percutaneous laser therapy for fetal tumours (IPG180)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous laser therapy for fetal tumours

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2006

Endoscopic stapling of pharyngeal pouch (IPG22)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic stapling of pharyngeal pouch (Zenker's diverticulum)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2003

Endoscopic augmentation of the lower oesophageal sphincter using hydrogel implants for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (IPG222)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic augmentation of the lower oesophageal sphincter using hydrogel implants for gastro-oesophageal reflux

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2007

Therapeutic percutaneous image-guided aspiration of spinal cysts (IPG223)

Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic percutaneous image-guided aspiration to drain spinal cysts

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2007 Last updated August 2007

Corneal implants for the correction of refractive error (IPG225)

Evidence-based recommendations on corneal implants to treat refractive error (short-sightedness)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2007

Laparoscopic deroofing of simple renal cysts (IPG226)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic deroofing of simple renal (kidney) cysts

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2007

High dose rate brachytherapy in combination with external-beam radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer (IPG174)

Evidence-based recommendations on high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy in combination with external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for localised prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2006

Percutaneous fetal balloon valvuloplasty for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (IPG176)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous fetal balloon valvuloplasty for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PAIVS)

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2006

Short-term circulatory support with left ventricular assist devices as a bridge to cardiac transplantation or recovery (IPG177)

Evidence-based recommendations on short-term circulatory support with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) as a bridge to heart transplantation or recovery

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2006

Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (IPG168)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2006

Holmium laser prostatectomy (IPG17)

Evidence-based recommendations on holmium laser prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) for treating Benign prostatic obstruction (BPO)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2003

Living-donor lung transplantation for end-stage lung disease (IPG170)

Evidence-based recommendations on living-donor lung transplantation for end-stage lung disease

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2006

Laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation for the treatment of endometriosis (IPG171)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation (plasma beam) for treating endometriosis

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2006

Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma (IPG2)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC/liver cancer)

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2003

Photodynamic therapy for early-stage oesophageal cancer (IPG200)

Evidence-based recommendations on photodynamic therapy (PDT) for early-stage oesophageal cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2006

Fetal vesico–amniotic shunt for lower urinary tract outflow obstruction (IPG202)

Evidence-based recommendations on fetal vesico–amniotic shunt for treating lower urinary tract outflow blockage in unborn babies

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2006

Laparoscopic insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheter (IPG208)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheter for treating end-stage renal disease (kidney failure)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2007

Implantation of accommodating intraocular lenses for cataract (IPG209)

Evidence-based recommendations on implantation of accommodating intraocular lenses for treating cataracts

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2007

Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for calcific tendonitis (tendinopathy) of the shoulder (IPG21)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWT) for calcific tendonitis (tendinopathy) of the shoulder

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2003

Injectable bulking agents for faecal incontinence (IPG210)

Evidence-based recommendations on injectable bulking agents for treating faecal incontinence (bowel or anal incontinence)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2007

Therapeutic amnioinfusion for oligohydramnios during pregnancy (excluding labour) (IPG192)

Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic amnioinfusion for treating oligohydramnios (lack of amniotic fluid ) during pregnancy (excluding labour)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2006

Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (IPG193)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for treating localised prostate cancer (carcinoma)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2006

Intramedullary distraction for lower limb lengthening (IPG197)

Evidence-based recommendations on intramedullary distraction for lower limb (leg bones) lengthening

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2006

Intrauterine laser ablation of placental vessels for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (IPG198)

Evidence-based recommendations on intrauterine laser ablation of placental vessels (laser surgery) for treating twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2006

Septostomy with or without amnioreduction for the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (IPG199)

Evidence-based recommendations on septostomy with or without amnioreduction for treating twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2006

Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (IPG204)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for treating pancreatic tumours (benign or malignant) or chronic pancreatitis

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2007

Fetal cystoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of lower urinary outflow tract obstruction (IPG205)

Evidence-based recommendations on fetal cystoscopy for diagnosing and treating lower urinary outflow tract blockage in unborn babies

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2007

Radiofrequency-assisted liver resection (IPG211)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency-assisted liver resection for treating primary or secondary liver cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2007