Updating results

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

The EOS 2D/3D imaging system (DG1)

Evidence-based recommendations on the EOS 2D/3D imaging system for radiological examinations

Diagnostics guidance Published October 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

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

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

Carotid artery stent placement for symptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis (IPG389)

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

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

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

CardioQ-ODM oesophageal doppler monitor (MTG3)

Evidence-based recommendations on the CardioQ-ODM oesophageal doppler monitor for people having major or high-risk surgery

Medical technologies guidance Published March 2011

Therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest (IPG386)

Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Percutaneous retroperitoneal endoscopic necrosectomy (IPG384)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous retroperitoneal endoscopic necrosectomy for treating pancreatic necrosis

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Hand allotransplantation (IPG383)

Evidence-based recommendations on hand transplant surgery (allotransplantation)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Deep brain stimulation for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache) (IPG382)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Deep brain stimulation for intractable trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (IPG381)

Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation (DBS) for intractable trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) (including cluster headaches)

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Laser correction of refractive error following non-refractive ophthalmic surgery (IPG385)

Evidence-based recommendations on laser correction of refractive error (laser corneal surgery) after previous eye surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2011

Percutaneous atherectomy of femoropopliteal arterial lesions with plaque excision devices (IPG380)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous atherectomy t femoropopliteal arterial lesions with plaque excision devices

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2011

Percutaneous laser coronary angioplasty (IPG378)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous laser coronary angioplasty to treat blocked coronary arteries

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (IPG376)

Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) (hip pain)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (IPG377)

Evidence-based recommendations on off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to treat coronary artery disease (CAD)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Distal iliotibial band lengthening for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (IPG375)

Evidence-based recommendations on distal iliotibial band lengthening for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) (hip pain)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in neonates (IPG379)

Evidence-based recommendations on thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in newborn babies (neonates)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2011

Selective dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity in cerebral palsy (IPG373)

Evidence-based recommendations on selective dorsal rhizotomy for treating spasticity in cerebral palsy

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2010