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Accuracy of Diagnostic Coding for Sarcoidosis in Electronic Databases: A Population-Based Study.

Authors
  • Ungprasert, Patompong1, 2
  • Matteson, Eric L3, 4
  • Crowson, Cynthia S3, 5
  • 1 Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 200 First Avenue SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA. [email protected]
  • 2 Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10700, Thailand. [email protected] , (Thailand)
  • 3 Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 200 First Avenue SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
  • 4 Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Science Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
  • 5 Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Department of Health Science Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lung
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
195
Issue
6
Pages
713–715
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00408-017-0054-x
PMID: 28993879
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The PPV of ICD-9 code for sarcoidosis is relatively low and, thus, further verification is required for studies using electronic databases.

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