As per recent study, conducted at Massachusetts
General Hospital, Boston USA, the major diagnostic discrepancies / errors
are up to 20-30% of cases, suggesting that the working or final clinical
diagnosis may be wrong in as many as one in five patients overall.
Diagnostic errors are estimated to account for 40,000–80,000 deaths annually in U.S. hospitals alone. These figures only partially account for patients whose ambulatory misdiagnoses lead to death, and they do not include nonlethal disability, which may be just as common as death.
Approximately 4% of radiologic interpretations rendered by radiologists in daily practice contain errors due to many reasons.
The error rate can be easily reduced by 'Peer Review' where report generated by Primary Radiologist is reviewed by second Radiologist. But unfortunately it is not done in 95% Diagnostic centers. Our goal is to provide Second opinion to substantially reduce the potential of a misdiagnosis and prevent unnecessary costly, painful, and even potentially harmful treatment.
More than 190 Radiologist from 14 different countries
European Board of Radiology certified radiologist specialized in cross-sectional imaging, specially in MRI. 22 years of experience in MRI & CT. Registered Consultant Radiologist in UK (worked in several NHS Trusts Hospitals). Coauthor in 44+ peer reviewed articles.
Consultant Radiologist from Milan, Italy. Expert in thoracic and abdominal radiology, with particular interest in urological and breast cancer radiology. Author of more than 27 publications in international medical journals.
Radiologist from Ioannina, Greece. More than 5 publications in International journals and co-author of more than 25 online teaching radiology files. Done research in Neuro imaging. Expert in interpreting routine as well as most complex CT / MRI cases.
Senior radiologist from Pune, India. Experienced of almost 25 years in Radiology with special interest in Musculoskeletal, joints, spine, abdomino-pelvic and Neuro MR reporting. Nearly 250 guest lectures in various medical conferences, CMEs, academic societies, on various aspects of imaging
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