Radiology Errors

When a patient needs to have an MRI, CT scans or any other type of body scan they have to go to a Radiology lab. These test are expensive and are crucial to helping doctors and patients understand what conditions the patient has. These tests are used to detect fractures, tears, blood clots,tumors, cancers, fetal defects and other abnormalities.Doctors and patients alike rely upon the expertise of radiologists and labs to properly interpret these diagnostic tests.

The information provided by these skilled technicians is vital to the informed decision making of both patients and doctors when choosing the best course of treatment. But when radiologists misinterpret/misread the tests or technicians improperly conduct the tests, the results can be devastating. Unnecessary or even harmful treatment may be undertaken. A delayed or missed diagnosis may occur. In either event, patients may suffer very serious or even deadly consequences. If you have had this occur during your treatment you should contact a Personal Injury Lawyer to see if you have a case.

Radiologist are essential in the proper diagnosis of many diseases of the human body. We utilize them to properly interpret diagnostic tests such as MRIs, CT scans, ultrasounds, mammograms, PET scans, and V/Q scans. These vital test are used to detect tumors, cancers, fractures, tears, blood clots, fetal defects and other abnormalities.

The information provided by these skilled technicians is vital to the informed decision making of both patients and doctors when choosing the best course of treatment. But when radiologists misinterpret/misread the tests or technicians improperly conduct the tests, the results can be devastating. Unnecessary or even harmful treatment may be undertaken. A delayed or missed diagnosis may occur. In either event, patients may suffer very serious or even deadly consequences.