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Rectal spacers to use in radiation therapy for prostate cancer

TLV is currently working on two health economic evaluations of rectal spacers, that are used in radiation therapy for prostate cancer to reduce adverse effects related to radiation.

The Medical technolocy council (MTP-rådet) has nominated the following products:

  • SpaceOAR Hydrogel
  • Barrigel

These health economic evaluations are carried out on the request of MTP-rådet, which is responsible for managed introduction of new medical devices.

Information about the order can also be found on the MTP-rådet’s website. You will find the link under related information to the right.

TLV has initiated the process for the evaluations and plans to carry out the evaluations in 2022.

Publicerad 12 november 2021