IPG7

Microwave endometrial ablation (IPG7)

  • Interventional procedures IPG7
  • Issued: August 2003
    • Microwave endometrial ablation

      The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on microwave endometrial ablation.

      The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued safety notices relating to this procedure (Reference Nos. MDA [1998] SN 9812 and MDA [1999] SN 1999(18) ). For full details click here.

      This guidance has been withdrawn as the use of this procedure is now covered in the Clinical Guideline on Heavy menstrual bleeding, (www.nice.org.uk/cg44). NICE has no plans to carry out further assessment of this procedure under the Interventional Procedures Programme.

      This page was last updated: 22 January 2013

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Patient

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