MRI interpretation: impact of patient-reported symptoms -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

MRI interpretation: impact of patient-reported symptoms

26.01.2021

Image: information graphic visualizing the impact of patient reported symptoms for MRI interpretation; Copyright: American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

Radiologists' agreement with reference diagnoses for presumptive pain generator type, level, and side on lumbar spine MRI was almost perfect when knowing symptoms, vs. fair-moderate without symptom information. Interreading agreement was almost perfect with symptoms, vs. moderate without symptoms.

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