SPECT-CT/VQ versus CTPA for diagnosing pulmonary embolus and other lung pathology: Pre-existing lung disease should not be a contraindication

01/08/2016
First Author: Bhatia, KD, Last Author: Emmett, L

Pre-existing lung disease should not be a relative contraindication to the use of V/Q SPECT-CT. This modality has a sensitivity of 100% and specificity of 94% with lower radiation doses compared to CTPA

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2016; 60(4): 492-497