Leading Cause of Radiologists’ Malpractice

A recent study has shown that most of the medical malpractice lawsuitsA recent study has shown that most of the medical malpractice lawsuits against radiologists are filed due to breast cancer misdiagnosis. Radiologists have a very big role in the battle against breast cancer.

The study, which was published in the journal Radiology, looked at the cases of 4,793 malpractice lawsuits that were filed in 47 states against 2,680 radiologists. It study found out that most of the lawsuits were filed because the radiologist failed to detect the lesions that were visible on mammography scans. This failure result in the patient’s death.

Click here to know more about what to do when you or a loved one is suffering because of a medical malpractice.

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