Thursday, September 6, 2018

Reporting Expectations For BI-RADS Category 5 May Be Feasible, Study Suggests.

The Radiology Business Journal (9/6, Walter) reports researchers concluded that the expected 95% positive predictive value of the American College of Radiology’s Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) category 5 classification is feasible. The researchers reviewed “more than 22,000 consecutive examinations performed between January 2010 and September 2015” at a single academic institution, and found a 97.5% positive predictive value, which meets the expectation. The findings were published in Academic Radiology.

Author: Nicole Hardy

Categories: 2018, September, News, Screening and MammographyNumber of views: 1937


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