Journal Article

Characteristics of medical professional liability claims in patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Oetgen WJ; Parikh PD; Cacchione JG; Casale PN; Dove JT; Harold JG; Hindle BL; Maglaras M; Rodgers GP; Wright JS.

This study of closed malpractice claims found that diagnostic error—particularly for missed diagnoses of coronary artery disease—was the most common allegation against cardiovascular physicians.