Nine patients are now known to have serious delayed diagnoses following scans at University Hospital Kerry.
The information was revealed by the South / South West Hospital Group.
Following three cases of delayed diagnosis coming forward in late July, a full audit began on 46,000 scans read by a former consultant radiologist from March 2016 to last July; ten consultants are examining the files.
In its weekly update on the review of radiology images at University Hospital Kerry, the South / South West Hospital Group says as of today (18th January 2018) 77.7% of the review is complete.
The number of images reviewed is 35,921, from a total of 46,235.
The number of patients whose imaging has been reviewed is 21,573, accounting for over 80% of 26,756 individual patients.
The number of patients who have been recalled for repeat imaging to date is 114, and this week four patients will require further investigation.
The South/South West Hospital group have also been notified of two additionally missed or delayed diagnoses, bringing the total identified to date from seven to nine.