State-of-the-Art Imaging in pulmonary embolism: ventilation-perfusion single photon emission computed tomography versus computed tomography angiography – Controversies, Results, and Recommendations from a Systematic Review

First Author: Hess S, Last Author: Madsen PH

V/Q SPECT-CT should be considered the first-line modality in most clinical setting based on overall better diagnositic performance. The use of V/Q SPECT-CT also allows differential diagnosis of other lung diseases than pulmonary embolism or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).

Semin Thromb Hemost 2016; 42(8): 833-845