Diagnosis of pigmented skin tumours in a dermatological setting: different aspects of the number needed to excise as a measure of efficiency.


The increasing incidence of melanoma prompts a need for efficient management of this patient group. In this study, we use the number needed to excise (NNE), as a measurement of the efficiency of diagnosing melanoma. From January 2009 to December 2012, postoperative records from all patients were prospectively registered. All excised tumours with the… (More)
DOI: 10.2340/00015555-1831


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