[NICE Interventional procedures guidance] Valve-in-valve TAVI for aortic bioprosthetic valve dysfunction

NICE | June 2019 | Valve-in-valve TAVI for aortic bioprosthetic valve dysfunction Interventional procedures guidance [IPG653]

Evidence-based recommendations on valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation (ViV-TAVI) for aortic bioprosthetic valve dysfunction in adults. This involves placing a new bioprosthetic valve inside a failing bioprosthetic valve.

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[NICE Interventional procedures guidance] Cardiac contractility modulation device implantation for heart failure

NICE | June 2019 | Cardiac contractility modulation device implantation for heart failure Interventional procedures guidance [IPG655]

NICE has published evidence-based recommendations on cardiac contractility modulation device implantation for heart failure in adults. This involves placing a device under the skin of the chest, which delivers electrical pulses to make the heart contract more strongly.

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[NICE Interventional procedures guidedance] Reinforcement of a permanent stoma with a synthetic or biological mesh to prevent a parastomal hernia

NICE | June 2019 | Reinforcement of a permanent stoma with a synthetic or biological mesh to prevent a parastomal hernia Interventional procedures guidance [IPG654]

NICE has published Interventional Procedures Guideline- evidence-based recommendations on reinforcement of a permanent stoma with a synthetic or biological mesh to prevent a parastomal hernia. This involves inserting a piece of mesh to strengthen the abdominal wall.

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[NICE guideline]: Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management

NICE | June 2019 | Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management

NICE has published a new guideline on hypertension in pregnancy: diganosis and maangement, it  covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also includes advice for women with hypertension who wish to conceive and women who have had a pregnancy complicated by hypertension. It aims to improve care during pregnancy, labour and birth for women and their babies.

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[NICE Guideline] Physical activity: encouraging activity in the community

NICE | June 2019 | Physical activity: encouraging activity in the community Quality standard [QS183]

NICE has published a new guideline relating to physical activity, it covers how local strategy, policy and planning and improvements to the built or natural physical environment such as public open spaces, workplaces and schools can encourage and support people of all ages and all abilities to be physically active and move more. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

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See also:

NICE press release Employers encouraged to help their staff become active in fight against obesity 

NICE Physical activity: encouraging activity in the community