The Aim of this article is to show you the current research on MRI’s results and how reliable they can be and help you if you worried about your MRI’S results !!
In the study by Herzog R, et al. Spine J. 2017, they study variability in diagnostic error rate of 10 MRI centers performing lumbar spine MRI examinations on the same patient within a 3-week period.
This study found marked variability in the reported interpretive findings and a high prevalence of interpretive errors in radiologists’ reports of an MRI examination of the lumbar spine performed on the same patient at 10 different MRI centers over a short time period.
As a result, the authors conclude that where a patient obtains his or her MRI examination and which radiologist interprets the examination may have a direct impact on radiological diagnosis, subsequent choice of treatment, and clinical outcome.
If you are experiencing back pain? and you are worried about your (CT Scan / MRI results) check this out.
Research by: Brinjikji, etl. (2014) on MRI’S of spinal degeneration in asymptomatic populations.
Dr. Bahram Jam, D.SC.PT, M.PHTY, B.SC.PT, FCAMT, a physical therapist, founder and director of Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute, and author of The Pain Truth…and Nothing But!
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