Rebecca Smith-Bindman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does utilization of screening mammography explain racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer?
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    University of California and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:541-53. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Endovaginal ultrasound to exclude endometrial cancer and other endometrial abnormalities
    R Smith-Bindman
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, 94115, USA
    JAMA 280:1510-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Can Medicare billing claims data be used to assess mammography utilization among women ages 65 and older?
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Med Care 44:463-70. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparing the performance of mammography screening in the USA and the UK
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Med Screen 12:50-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician predictors of mammographic accuracy
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:358-67. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Second trimester prenatal ultrasound for the detection of pregnancies at increased risk of Down syndrome
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Prenat Diagn 27:535-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Prenatal screening for Down syndrome in England and Wales and population-based birth outcomes
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:980-5. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of screening mammography in the United States and the United kingdom
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    JAMA 290:2129-37. 2003
  9. pmc Rising use of diagnostic medical imaging in a large integrated health system
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1491-502. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint How thick is too thick? When endometrial thickness should prompt biopsy in postmenopausal women without vaginal bleeding
    R Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 24:558-65. 2004

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Does utilization of screening mammography explain racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer?
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    University of California and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:541-53. 2006
    ..Reasons for persistent differences in breast cancer mortality rates among various racial and ethnic groups have been difficult to ascertain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Endovaginal ultrasound to exclude endometrial cancer and other endometrial abnormalities
    R Smith-Bindman
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, 94115, USA
    JAMA 280:1510-7. 1998
    ..Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding is a common clinical problem. Endovaginal ultrasound (EVUS) is a noninvasive diagnostic test that may help determine which women should undergo endometrial biopsy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Can Medicare billing claims data be used to assess mammography utilization among women ages 65 and older?
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Med Care 44:463-70. 2006
    ..Medicare data may be a useful source for determining the utilization of mammography among elderly women, but the accuracy of these data has not been established...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparing the performance of mammography screening in the USA and the UK
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Med Screen 12:50-4. 2005
    ..Efforts to improve mammographic screening in the USA should target lowering the recall rate without reducing the cancer detection rate...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician predictors of mammographic accuracy
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:358-67. 2005
    ..The association between physician experience and the accuracy of screening mammography in community practice is not well studied. We identified characteristics of U.S. physicians associated with the accuracy of screening mammography...
  6. ncbi request reprint Second trimester prenatal ultrasound for the detection of pregnancies at increased risk of Down syndrome
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Prenat Diagn 27:535-44. 2007
    ..To determine the association between second trimester ultrasound findings (genetic sonogram) and the risk of Down syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prenatal screening for Down syndrome in England and Wales and population-based birth outcomes
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:980-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to relate pregnancy outcomes to the dominant method used for prenatal Down syndrome screening...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of screening mammography in the United States and the United kingdom
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    JAMA 290:2129-37. 2003
    ..Screening mammography differs between the United States and the United Kingdom; a direct comparison may suggest methods to improve the practice...
  9. pmc Rising use of diagnostic medical imaging in a large integrated health system
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1491-502. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional studies added to existing studies instead of replacing them, and the annual per enrollee cost of radiology imaging more than doubled. The dramatic rise in imaging raises both costs and radiation exposure...
  10. ncbi request reprint How thick is too thick? When endometrial thickness should prompt biopsy in postmenopausal women without vaginal bleeding
    R Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 24:558-65. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine an endometrial thickness threshold that should prompt biopsy in a postmenopausal woman without vaginal bleeding...
  11. doi request reprint Radiation dose associated with common computed tomography examinations and the associated lifetime attributable risk of cancer
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:2078-86. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate the radiation dose associated with common CT studies in clinical practice and quantify the potential cancer risk associated with these examinations...
  12. doi request reprint Diagnostic imaging rates for head injury in the ED and states' medical malpractice tort reforms
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:656-64. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between states' medical malpractice tort reforms and neurologic imaging rates for patients seen in the emergency department with mild head trauma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Second-trimester ultrasound to detect fetuses with Down syndrome: a meta-analysis
    R Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    JAMA 285:1044-55. 2001
    ..Second-trimester prenatal ultrasound is widely used in an attempt to detect Down syndrome in fetuses, but the accuracy of this method is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint US evaluation of fetal growth: prediction of neonatal outcomes
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Radiology 223:153-61. 2002
    ..To determine whether fetal growth measured at serial ultrasonographic (US) examinations can predict neonatal morbidity, independent of whether gestational age is known...
  15. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal measurement of clinical mammographic breast density to improve estimation of breast cancer risk
    Karla Kerlikowske
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:386-95. 2007
    ..Whether a change over time in clinically measured mammographic breast density influences breast cancer risk is unknown...
  16. pmc Facility characteristics do not explain higher false-positive rates in diagnostic mammography at facilities serving vulnerable women
    L Elizabeth Goldman
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Med Care 50:210-6. 2012
    ..Facilities serving vulnerable women have higher false-positive rates for diagnostic mammography than facilities serving nonvulnerable women. False positives lead to anxiety, unnecessary biopsies, and higher costs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer yield for screening mammographic examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-up
    Karla Kerlikowske
    Dept of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Radiology 234:684-92. 2005
    ..To compare cancer yield for screening examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-up after diagnostic imaging work-up versus after screening mammography only...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mammographic breast density and family history of breast cancer
    Elad Ziv
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:556-8. 2003
    ..37, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.96 to 1.89; BI-RADS 3, OR = 1.70, 95% CI = 1.19 to 2.40; BI-RADS 4, OR = 1.70, 95% CI = 1.05 to 2.71). Thus, the genetic factors that determine breast density may determine breast cancer risk...
  19. pmc Timeliness of follow-up after abnormal screening mammogram: variability of facilities
    Robert D Rosenberg
    Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico HSC, 1 University of New Mexico, HSC 10 5530, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Radiology 261:404-13. 2011
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  20. pmc Positive predictive value of specific mammographic findings according to reader and patient variables
    Aruna Venkatesan
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, Room S 245, San Francisco, CA 94143 0454, USA
    Radiology 250:648-57. 2009
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  21. pmc Using clinical factors and mammographic breast density to estimate breast cancer risk: development and validation of a new predictive model
    Jeffrey A Tice
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1732, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:337-47. 2008
    ..Current models for assessing breast cancer risk are complex and do not include breast density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer that is routinely reported with mammography...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adverse birth outcomes in relation to prenatal sonographic measurements of fetal size
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:347-56; quiz 357-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate and quantify the prediction of multiple neonatal outcomes by sonographically estimated fetal weight across a broad range of gestational ages...
  23. ncbi request reprint Performance benchmarks for diagnostic mammography
    Edward A Sickles
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 1600 Divisadero St, Rm H 2801, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Radiology 235:775-90. 2005
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  24. pmc Accuracy of diagnostic mammography at facilities serving vulnerable women
    L Elizabeth Goldman
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Med Care 49:67-75. 2011
    ..Whether accuracy of diagnostic mammography at facilities serving vulnerable women differs from other facilities is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differences in screening mammography outcomes among White, Chinese, and Filipino women
    Karla Kerlikowske
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1862-8. 2005
    ..The accuracy of screening mammography among Asian women in the United States has received little attention. We determined whether the accuracy of screening mammography for Chinese and Filipino women differs from that of white women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography in the American elderly
    Christopher R Kagay
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:142-9. 2006
    ..Substantial differences exist in estimates of the proportion of elderly women who undergo screening mammography and the impact of race and ethnicity on mammography usage...
  27. doi request reprint Physician workload in mammography
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, China Basin Landing, 185 Berry St, STE 350, Lobby 7, Campus Box 0946, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:526-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to estimate per-physician annual volumes of mammography interpretation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mammographic density and estrogen receptor status of breast cancer
    Elad Ziv
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 1635 Divisadero Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 04115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2090-5. 2004
    ..We determined if mammographic density is associated more strongly with ER-positive breast cancer than with ER-negative breast cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Factors associated with mammography utilization: a systematic quantitative review of the literature
    Kristin M Schueler
    Department of Radiology, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1477-98. 2008
    ..We sought to summarize literature related to factors associated with receipt of mammography. For data sources, we used English language papers published between 1988 and 2007, including 221 studies describing 4,957,347 women...
  30. pmc An assessment of the quality of mammography care at facilities treating medically vulnerable populations
    L Elizabeth Goldman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Care 46:701-8. 2008
    ..Whether mammography facilities that treat vulnerable women demonstrate lower quality of care than other facilities is unknown...
  31. pmc External validation of Medicare claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Research and Policy, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1344-7. 2012
    ..Claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection (CAD), for example, have not been validated against a credible external reference standard...
  32. pmc Prostate cancer: prediction of biochemical failure after external-beam radiation therapy--Kattan nomogram and endorectal MR imaging estimation of tumor volume
    Antonio C Westphalen
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0628, Room M 372, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Radiology 261:477-86. 2011
    ..To determine whether magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and MR spectroscopic imaging findings can improve predictions made with the Kattan nomogram for radiation therapy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of abnormal mammography results and palpable breast abnormalities
    Karla Kerlikowske
    University of California, San Francisco, General Internal Medicine Section, Department of Veterans Affairs, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:274-84. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Measurement of breast density with dual X-ray absorptiometry: feasibility
    John A Shepherd
    Department of Radiology, Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, University of California at San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Radiology 223:554-7. 2002
    ..998) and with density at mammography (r(adjusted) = 0.83). DXA precision (SD) was 0.5% without and 1.1% with breast repositioning. DXA devices can be used to accurately and precisely estimate breast tissue density...
  35. pmc Risk of thyroid cancer based on thyroid ultrasound imaging characteristics: results of a population-based study
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco2Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1788-96. 2013
    ..There is wide variation in the management of thyroid nodules identified on ultrasound imaging...
  36. pmc Environmental causes of breast cancer and radiation from medical imaging: findings from the Institute of Medicine report
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1023-7. 2012
    ..It is the responsibility of individual health care providers who order medical imaging to understand and weigh the risk of any medical procedures against the expected benefit...
  37. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of mammographic breast density analysis: results of formal operator training
    Sven Prevrhal
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1250, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1389-93. 2002
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  38. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose metrics in CT: assessing dose using the National Quality Forum CT patient safety measure
    Jillian Keegan
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California
    J Am Coll Radiol 11:309-15. 2014
    ..Our purpose was to assess the time needed to assemble the data and to demonstrate how review of such data permits a facility to understand doses...
  39. pmc Use of diagnostic imaging studies and associated radiation exposure for patients enrolled in large integrated health care systems, 1996-2010
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, 350 Parnassus Ave, Ste 307, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0336, USA
    JAMA 307:2400-9. 2012
    ..Use of diagnostic imaging has increased significantly within fee-for-service models of care. Little is known about patterns of imaging among members of integrated health care systems...
  40. doi request reprint Acute appendicitis: clinical outcome in patients with an initial false-positive CT diagnosis
    Joseph W Stengel
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Radiology 256:119-26. 2010
    ..To investigate the clinical outcome in patients with a diagnosis of appendicitis at computed tomography (CT) in whom treatment is deemed unnecessary after clinical evaluation...
  41. pmc Airport full-body screening: what is the risk?
    Pratik Mehta
    Department of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1112-5. 2011
    ..We conclude that there is no significant threat of radiation from the scans...
  42. ncbi request reprint Differences in the quality of breast cancer care among vulnerable populations
    David A Haggstrom
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer 104:2347-58. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether differences in the quality of breast cancer care among women from racial and ethnic minority groups, the elderly, and rural areas have changed over time across the continuum of care...
  43. ncbi request reprint Changes in the utilization of prenatal diagnosis
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 6140, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1255-60. 2004
    ..To measure the overall effectiveness in actual clinical practice, we analyzed the tests performed by a single cytogenetics laboratory...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based target recall rates for screening mammography
    Michael J Schell
    Biostatistics Division, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, Moffitt Research Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612 9497, USA
    Radiology 243:681-9. 2007
    ..To retrospectively identify target recall rates for screening mammography on the basis of how sensitivity shifts with recall rate...
  45. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer survival: how much is explained by screening, tumor severity, biology, treatment, comorbidities, and demographics?
    Elana Curtis
    Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cancer 112:171-80. 2008
    ..The reasons for race/ethnicity (R/E) differences in breast cancer survival have been difficult to disentangle...
  46. pmc Radiologist characteristics associated with interpretive performance of diagnostic mammography
    Diana L Miglioretti
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1854-63. 2007
    ..Extensive variability has been noted in the interpretive performance of screening mammography; however, less is known about variability in diagnostic mammography performance...
  47. doi request reprint Access to diagnostic mammography in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Emma Dinkelspiel
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:893-9. 2008
    ..It is important to assess access to diagnostic mammography because of the high likelihood of breast cancer among women who need diagnostic evaluation. We studied access to diagnostic mammography in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area...
  48. ncbi request reprint Short-interval follow-up mammography: are we doing the right thing?
    Karla Kerlikowske
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:418-9. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparing a supine radiologic versus standing clinical measurement of kyphosis in older women: the Fracture Intervention Trial
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:463-7. 2006
    ..A study of agreement between different measures of kyphosis, a clinical standing measure (Debrunner kyphometer; Protek AG, Bern, Switzerland) versus a supine radiologic measure (Cobb angle)...