Msk Imaging

Why Get a Musculoskeletal Radiology Second Opinion

Musculoskeletal radiologists have unique expertise and familiarity with the intricacies of bone, joint, and soft tissue anatomy, as well as the specific patterns of various musculoskeletal disorders. They play a vital role in preventing misdiagnosis of complex conditions such as stress fractures, muscle injuries, labral tears, meniscal tears, synovial proliferation in rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis (AVN), soft tissue tumors, bone tumors, and more.

How It Works

34% of musculoskeletal imaging second opinions reveal at least one discrepancy. 1

OVERDIAGNOSIS

THERE is almost equal RATES OF OVERDIAGNOSIS and UNDERDIAGNOSIS 2

UNDERDIAGNOSIS

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ThE RATE of CLINICALLY IMPORTANT DISCREPANT READINGS WAS EVEN HIGHER in ONCOLOGIC CASES DETECTING AND DIAGNOSING TUMORS 3

1. American Journal of Roentgenology   2. Eurv. post-treatment evaluationvology

“When MSK imaging is not read by the right expert, there’s a big risk for both misdiagnosis and over-diagnosis. We see this a lot, for example, with sports injuries.”

Lafita

Vaishali Lafita, MD

Musculoskeletal RADIOLOGIST

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