Comparison of disagreement and amendment rates by tissue type and diagnosis: identifying cases for directed blinded review.

@article{Renshaw2006ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of disagreement and amendment rates by tissue type and diagnosis: identifying cases for directed blinded review.},
  author={Andrew A Renshaw and Edwin W. Gould},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={126 5},
  pages={
          736-9
        }
}
We sought to determine whether a group of cases that was relatively high in disagreements and subsequent amendments could be identified and targeted for blinded review. During a 4-year period, 8,916 surgical pathology and nongynecologic cytology cases were subjected to blinded review; of these, there were 616 disagreements (6.9%), 69 (0.8%) had subsequent amendments issued, and 33 (0.4%) represented false-negative errors of blinded review. Tissues with the highest amendment rates were breast (4… CONTINUE READING

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