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NSOCS Generates a Very Low Request Rate for Repeat Imaging

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Objective: To evaluate the performance of the Neuroradiology Second Opinion Consultation Service (NSOCS) at the author's institution in terms of the number of requests for repeat imaging and the associated health-care cost. Design: Retrospective review of 11,753 NSOCS studies obtained during 2010. Methods: The database was queried separately with the keyword search function for the words "repeat" and "follow-up." The reports were reviewed and categorized based on study limitations more...
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