Quality Review: Fleischner Criteria Adherence by Radiologists in a Large Community Hospital
Journal of the American College of Radiology,
Masciocchi M et al. – Radiologists at the authors' hospital do not always adhere to the Fleischner criteria, most often recommending closer follow–up. The possibility of missing a malignancy while it is still treatable, medicolegal concerns, and lack of familiarity with the Fleischner criteria are all potential factors in nonadherence.