NICE (UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence) on off-pump bypass, intervertebral prosthetics: (UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence) consultation:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published its initial views on the safety and efficacy of six technologies under its New Interventional Procedures programme. These are off-pump coronary artery bypass; prosthetic intervertebral disc replacement; laparoscopic total hysterectomy; hysteroscopic laser myomectomy; laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation of endometriosis; and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults. NICE's recommendations are subject to consultation until October 28 2003.