Irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating renal cancer (IPG443)
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating renal cancer.
Renal cancer occurs in the lining of the very small tubes in the kidney. Irreversible electroporation is a process that uses electrical pulses to kill cancer cells; it is applied directly to the tumour through special needles.
M13.8 Other specified percutaneous puncture of kidney Y13.8 Other specified other destruction of lesion of organ NOC Y53.- Approach to organ under image control
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- IPG443 Irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating renal cancer: equality impact assessment form
- IPG443 Irreversible electroporation (IRE) for treating renal cancer: consultation comments table
- Irreversible electroporation for treating renal cancer: consultation document
- Irreversible electroporation for treating renal cancer: overview
This page was last updated: 09 September 2013
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