NICE interventional procedure guidance
Issued: May 2009
IPG302

Percutaneous laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris

This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at guidance.nice.org.uk/ipg302

1 Guidance

1.1 Current evidence on percutaneous laser revascularisation (PLR) for refractory angina pectoris shows no efficacy and suggests that the procedure may pose unacceptable safety risks. Therefore, this procedure should not be used.