Doing more harm than good? Do systematic reviews of PET by health technology assessment agencies provide an appraisal of the evidence that is closer to the truth than the primary data supporting its use?

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Health technology assessment (HTA) has the objective of providing individual patients, clinicians, and funding bodies with the highest-quality information on the net patient benefits and cost effectiveness of medical interventions. Founded on systematic reviews of the available evidence, HTA aims to reduce bias and thereby provide a more valid evaluation of… (More)
DOI: 10.2967/jnumed.110.086611

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