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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by NHS England Clinical Commissioning Policy: Surgery for pectus deformity (all ages) Reference: 170113P, published on 22 February 2019, in particular its conclusions that existing published studies on the effectiveness of corrective pectus surgery had "serious weaknesses"; and what steps they are taking (1) to commission, and (2) to encourage, research into the effectiveness of such surgery in response to that finding.  HL10290

Question HL10290: tabled on 12 November 2020 and due for answer by 26 November 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by NHS England Clinical Commissioning Policy: Surgery for pectus deformity (all ages) Reference: 170113P, published on 22 February 2019, in particular its conclusions that existing published studies on the effectiveness of corrective pectus surgery had "serious weaknesses"; and what steps they are taking (1) to commission, and (2) to encourage, research into the effectiveness of such surgery in response to that finding.
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