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HTAHealth Technology Assessment (HTA) is a comprehensive, systematic assessment of the background for and the consequences of applying health technology. The purpose of HTA is to improve the basis for decisions about prioritisation and planning in the health area.
HDR | LDRHDR - High dose rate - Brachytherapy is a type of radiotherapy, or radiation treatment, offered to certain cancer patients. There are two types of brachytherapy – high dose-rate (HDR) and low dose-rate (LDR).
HIFU | FUSHIFU - High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU, or sometimes FUS for Focused UltraSound) is a medical procedure that applies high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to locally heat and destroy diseased or damaged tissue through ablation.
HRQoL | HRQOL | HRQL | QoL | QOLHRQoL - Health related quality of life - HRQOL is a broad multidimensional concept that usually includes self-reported measures of physical and mental health.
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