Radionuclide diagnosis of pulmonary embolism

First Author: Hess S, Last Author: Madsen PH

Among the traditional imaging modalities for diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE), the choice has narrowed to V/Q scan and CTPA. However, V/Q scan is preferred over CTPA for follow-up of PE particularly in young women in order to avoid the excessive breast radiation exposure associated with CTPA.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2017; 906: 49-65