Comparison of lung scintigraphy with multi-slice spiral computed tomography in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.


PURPOSE To compare the diagnostic efficacy of lung perfusion scans combined with ventilation (V/Q) scans and/or chest radiography (CR) with contrast-enhanced multislice spiral CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) in diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE). MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-two consecutive patients with suspected PE underwent CTPA, lung perfusion scan… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3181a7cfea


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