Radiation dose comparison between V/P-SPECT and CT-angiography in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.

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PURPOSE The aim of this study is to compare two routine protocols at our institution, CTPA and V/P-SPECT, in terms of radiation dose to the most exposed organs (lungs and breast) and to the embryo/fetus in the case of pregnant patients. METHODS At our institution, the CTPA protocol includes a contrast enhanced CT (scan parameters: 100kVp, 700mA, 0.5s/rot… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.04.026

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