Analyzing Testing in Peripheral Neuropathy


Patients diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy appear to undergo a numerous yet highly variable number of tests, according to findings from a large database review. Nearly one-quarter (23.2%) of patients with peripheral neuropathy underwent high-cost, low-yield MRI, while few underwent low-cost, high-yield glucose tolerance testing.

Abstract: Archives of Internal Medicine, January 23, 3012.

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