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  1. Lateral interbody fusion in the lumbar spine for low back pain (IPG574)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lateral interbody fusion in the lumbar spine for low back pain in adults. This involves removing the damaged disc and fixing

  2. Trabecular stent bypass microsurgery for open-angle glaucoma (IPG575)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trabecular stent bypass microsurgery for open-angle glaucoma. This involves inserting a hollow metal tube (stent) into the eye

  3. Ibrutinib for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with 17p deletion or TP53 mutation (TA429)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

  4. Cerebral palsy in under 25s: assessment and management (NG62)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.

  5. Pomalidomide for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib (TA427)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pomalidomide (Imnovid) for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib in adults

  6. Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA426)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib (Sprycel), nilotinib (Tasigna) and imatinib (Glivec) for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

  7. Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA425)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant/intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

  8. Pertuzumab for the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer (TA424)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for treating HER2-positive breast cancer that is locally advanced, inflammatory, or early-stage with a

  9. Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

  10. Crizotinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA422)

    Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults

  11. Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA421)

    Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for treating advanced breast cancer in adults after endocrine therapy

  12. Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for Achilles tendinopathy (IPG571)

    Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave therapy for treating Achilles tendinopathy in adults. This involves passing shockwaves through the

  13. Irreversible electroporation for treating prostate cancer (IPG572)

    Evidence-based recommendations on irreversible electroporation for treating prostate cancer in adults. This involves using electrical pulses to destroy the

  14. Radiation therapy for early Dupuytren's disease (IPG573)

    Evidence-based recommendations on radiation therapy for early Dupuytren’s contractures in adults. This involves directing low energy X-rays at the affected

  15. Ticagrelor for preventing atherothrombotic events after myocardial infarction (TA420)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ticagrelor (Brilique) for preventing atherothrombotic events such as heart attacks or stroke after myocardial infarction (MI)

  16. Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

    This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

  17. Dapagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA288)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

  18. Percutaneous insertion of craniocaudal expandable implants for vertebral compression fracture (IPG568)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous insertion of craniocaudal expandable implants for vertebral compression fracture in adults

  19. Single-anastomosis duodeno-ileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy for treating morbid obesity (IPG569)

    Evidence-based recommendations on single-anastomosis duodeno-ileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy for treating morbid obesity

  20. Physical health of people in prison (NG57)

    This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.

  21. Certolizumab pegol for treating rheumatoid arthritis after inadequate response to a TNF-alpha inhibitor (TA415)

    Evidence-based recommendations on certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) for treating severe active rheumatoid arthritis in adults who have had a tumour necrosis factor

  22. Cobimetinib in combination with vemurafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma (TA414)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cobimetinib (Cotellic) with vemurafenib (Zelboraf) for unresectable or metastatic melanoma in adults with a BRAF V600

  23. Osimertinib for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA416)

    Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagresso) for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer

  24. Single-incision short sling mesh insertion for stress urinary incontinence in women (IPG566)

    Evidence-based recommendations on single-incision short sling mesh insertion for stress urinary incontinence in women

  25. Radium-223 dichloride for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer with bone metastases (TA412)

    Evidence-based recommendations on radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo) for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer with bone metastases

  26. Necitumumab for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA411)

    Evidence-based recommendations on necitumumab (Portrazza) for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

  27. Aflibercept for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion (TA409)

    Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Eylea) for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion

  28. Secukinumab for active ankylosing spondylitis after treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or TNF-alpha inhibitors (TA407)

    Evidence-based recommendations on secukinumab (Cosentyx) for ankylosing spondylitis (spondyloartritis) that has not responded well enough to conventional

  29. Crizotinib for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA406)

    Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

  30. Miniature lens system implantation for advanced age-related macular degeneration (IPG565)

    Evidence-based recommendations on miniature lens system implantation for advanced age-related macular degeneration. This involves implanting an artificial lens

  31. Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (NG55)

    This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don’t escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.

  32. Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management (NG54)

    This guideline covers preventing, assessing and managing mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in all settings (including health, social care, education, and forensic and criminal justice). It aims to improve assessment and support for mental health conditions, and help people with learning disabilities and their families and carers to be involved in their care.

  33. Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings (NG53)

    This guideline covers the period before, during and after a person is admitted to, and discharged from, a mental health hospital. It aims to help people who use mental health services, and their families and carers, to have a better experience of transition by improving the way it’s planned and carried out.

  34. Pemetrexed maintenance treatment for non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after pemetrexed and cisplatin (TA402)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed (Alimta) for locally advanced or metastatic non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults who have had..

  35. Trifluridine–tipiracil for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (TA405)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trifluridine–tipiracil (Lonsurf) for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer in adults

  36. Degarelix for treating advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer (TA404)

    Evidence-based recommendations on degarelix (Firmagon) for advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer in adults with spinal metastases

  37. Ramucirumab for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA403)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ramucirumab (Cyramza) for treating previously treated locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer