Ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy in the PIOPED study. Part II. Evaluation of the scintigraphic criteria and interpretations.

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This article presents an evaluation of the criteria used for categorical interpretation of the ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scans performed in the PIOPED study. In addition, the correlation of percent probability estimates with the actual frequency of pulmonary embolism (PE) is presented. Cases which met the PIOPED criteria for various diagnostic categories… (More)

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@article{Gottschalk1993VentilationperfusionSI, title={Ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy in the PIOPED study. Part II. Evaluation of the scintigraphic criteria and interpretations.}, author={Alexander Gottschalk and Henry Dirk Sostman and R. Edward Coleman and Juan Juni and James H. Thrall and Kenneth A. McKusick and Jerry W. Froelich and A. Alavi}, journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine}, year={1993}, volume={34 7}, pages={1119-26} }