Costs and benefits of routine histopathological examination of hammertoe specimens Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cost of Illness
  • Hammer Toe Syndrome

abstract

  • The routine submission of hammertoe specimens for pathological evaluation was not cost-efficient. Our analysis showed that new diagnoses were rarely found and patient management was not affected.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1071100712467781

PubMed ID

  • 23559613

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 530

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 34

number

  • 4