The AMP Incidental Findings
Working Group, including authors of this paper, have closely followed the incidental findings
debate since early 2013 when the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) published its guidelines on incidental findings
That is not the same thing as assuming an ethical responsibility to raise issues or participate in the process of return of results when actionable incidental findings
arise from research and become known to the biobank.
Managing incidental findings
on abdominal CT: White paper of the ACR incidental findings
initial endoscopy or biopsy), incidental findings
, and procedural complications.
10) However, most studies indicate that hypopi have little effect on the health of the host and are usually regarded as incidental findings
Federle, MD, FACR, includes members of the ACR Incidental Findings
Committee and will discuss the most common incidentalomas encountered during interpretation of thoraco-abdominal CT and MR.
One of the largest series is from the Mayo Clinic with most presenting as incidental findings
or mass effect and only 20% catecholamines (8).
The variants are usually revealed as incidental findings
that are overlooked.
were practicing regular breast self-examination or if these were incidental findings
," noted Dr.
1 These are mostly incidental findings
discovered in transurethral resection or in postmortem examination material but also may rarely be identified in needle core biopsy material.
2006) found that at least 91% of the subjects, depending on the setting, wanted incidental findings
to be disclosed to them, regardless of their clinical significance.
The results of this study show that radiologists can predict cardiovascular disease fairly well using incidental findings
of calcifications of the aortic wall on CT, along with minimal patient information, such as age, gender and the reason for the CT," said Martijn J.