Autopsies: still a gold standard ?. Sarro R.; Bosman F.; Rotman S. IUP, Bugnon 25, CH-1011 Lausanne. Background. Pathology in Switzerland is confronted with a declining number of medical autopsies.
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Sarro R.; Bosman F.; Rotman S.IUP, Bugnon 25, CH-1011 Lausanne
-major :missed diagnoses for which detection and treatment before death might have resulted in cure or prolongation of survival or for which detection before death would probably have led to a change in management.
-minor: missed diagnoses without clinical implication.
Autopsy for cause of death
Distribution of major, minor discrepancies and concording autopsy diagnoses in the amount of autopsies with specific question (69.3 %)
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