Variability in the interpretation of screening mammograms by US radiologists. Findings from a national sample.

@article{Beam1996VariabilityIT,
  title={Variability in the interpretation of screening mammograms by US radiologists. Findings from a national sample.},
  author={Craig Beam and Peter Mark Layde and Daniel Carl Sullivan},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={156 2},
  pages={209-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of screening mammography by estimating the variability in radiologists' ability to detect breast cancer within the US population of radiologists at mammography centers accredited by the American College of Radiology. METHODS A two-way sample survey design was used as follows. Fifty mammography centers having an American College of Radiology-accredited unit were randomly sampled from across the United States. One hundred eight radiologists from these… CONTINUE READING