What is the use of imaging before referral to an orthopaedic oncologist? A prospective, multicenter investigation.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Patients often receive advanced imaging before referral to an orthopaedic oncologist. The few studies that have evaluated the value of these tests have been single-center studies, and there were large discrepancies in the estimated frequencies of unnecessary use of diagnostic tests. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES (1) Is there regional variation in the use… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-014-3649-z

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