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Teleradiology interpretations may differ from final reads

November 4, 2008 Teleradiology interpretations may differ from final reads By Douglas Page Major discrepancies in interpretations by teleradiologists and in-house radiologists occur in approximately 6% of commonly ordered CT scans, according to a new paper. The University of California, San Francisco-Fresno study identified eight major discrepancies due to teleradiology misinterpretation in 550 cases originating in an academic Level 1 trauma center (J Emerg Med 2008 Sep 22.[Epub ahead of print]).

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