Variable radiological lung nodule evaluation leads to divergent management recommendations


Nair A., Bartlett E. C. , Walsh S. L. F. , Wells A. U. , Navani N., Hardavella G., ...More

EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.52, no.6, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1183/13993003.01359-2018
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL

Abstract

Radiological evaluation of incidentally detected lung nodules on computed tomography (CT) influences management. We assessed international radiological variation in 1) pulmonary nodule characterisation; 2) hypothetical guideline-derived management; and 3) radiologists' management recommendations.