Accuracy, risk and the intrinsic value of diagnostic imaging: a review of the cost-utility literature.

@article{Otero2012AccuracyRA,
  title={Accuracy, risk and the intrinsic value of diagnostic imaging: a review of the cost-utility literature.},
  author={Hansel Otero and C. H. Fang and Meera Sekar and Robert J. Ward and Peter J Neumann},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          599-606
        }
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to systematically review the reporting of the value of imaging unrelated to treatment consequences and test characteristics in all imaging-related published cost-utility analyses (CUAs) in the medical literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS All CUAs published between 1976 and 2008 evaluating diagnostic imaging technologies contained in the CEA Registry, a publicly available comprehensive database of health related CUAs, were screened. Publication… CONTINUE READING

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