Updating results

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

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

Irreversible electroporation for treating primary liver cancer (IPG444)

Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating primary liver cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 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 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

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

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

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

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

WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation during diagnosis and monitoring of hypertension (MTG13)

Evidence-based recommendations on the WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) when diagnosing and managing hypertension

Medical technologies guidance Published January 2013

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

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

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

Mega Soft Patient Return Electrode for use during monopolar electrosurgery (MTG11)

Evidence-based recommendations on the Mega Soft Patient Return Electrode for use during monopolar electrosurgery

Medical technologies guidance Published August 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Balloon dilatation of the Eustachian tube (IPG409)

Evidence-based recommendations on balloon dilatation (widening) to treat a blocked Eustachian tube (in the ear)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 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

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

Percutaneous cryotherapy for renal cancer (IPG402)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous cryotherapy for renal (kidney) cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2011

Ambulight PDT for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer (MTG6)

Evidence-based recommendations on Ambulight PDT for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer

Medical technologies guidance Published July 2011

The MIST Therapy system for the promotion of wound healing (MTG5)

Evidence-based recommendations on the MIST Therapy system for the promotion of wound healing

Medical technologies guidance Published July 2011

Thoracoscopic exclusion of the left atrial appendage (with or without surgical ablation) for non-valvular atrial fibrillation for the prevention of thromboembolism (IPG400)

Evidence-based recommendations on thoracoscopic exclusion of the left atrial appendage (with or without surgical ablation) for non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2011

Endoscopic radical inguinal lymphadenectomy (IPG398)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radical inguinal lymphadenectomy (keyhole surgery) to treat genital or cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2011

External aortic root support in Marfan syndrome (IPG394)

Evidence-based recommendations on external aortic root support (stent) to treat Marfan syndrome

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence (IPG393)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Trabeculotomy ab interno for open angle glaucoma (IPG397)

Evidence-based recommendations on trabeculotomy ab interno for open angle glaucoma

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence (IPG395)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for faecal incontinence

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2011

Carotid artery stent placement for asymptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (IPG388)

Evidence-based recommendations on carotid artery stent placement for asymptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (narrowed carotid arteries in the neck)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory failure in adults (IPG391)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory failure in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Stent insertion for bleeding oesophageal varices (IPG392)

Evidence-based recommendations on stent (mesh tube) insertion for bleeding oesophageal varices

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011

Endovascular stent-grafting of popliteal aneurysms (IPG390)

Evidence-based recommendations on endovascular stent-grafting (mesh tube) to treat popliteal leg aneurysms

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2011