Analysis of malpractice claims in mammography: a complex issue

  title={Analysis of malpractice claims in mammography: a complex issue},
  author={Adriano Fileni and Nicola Magnavita and Luigi Pescarini},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
The aim of this study was to analyse malpractice claims in mammography, estimate the specific risk of future claims and assess their impact on radiologists and society. The study considered insurance claims filed by radiologists of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM) over a 12.5-year period between 1 January 1993 and 30 June 2005. We isolated claims related to presumed diagnostic errors in mammography. We then estimated the number of claims arising from events in the study period… CONTINUE READING

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