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Title: Peer review of mammography interpretations in a breast cancer screening program.
Authors: Feldman J,  Smith RA,  Giusti R,  DeBuono B,  Fulton JP,  Scott HD
Journal: Am J Public Health
Date: 1995 Jun
Branches: CGB
PubMed ID: 7762720
PMC ID: PMC1615517
Abstract: Mammograms from a statewide screening program were subjected to a blind review by a panel of expert mammographers. Ninety-five percent (173/182) of original normal mammograms and 53% (164/311) of original abnormal mammograms were reread as normal. In comparison with the expert panel community radiologists were more likely to request a repeat mammogram in 6 months than to interpret a mammogram as normal or address their uncertainty with an immediate diagnostic workup.