Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolus
Dr. Douglas Howarth, describes the current environment and range of options available to the Clinician faced with the dilemma of the diagnosis. This leads him to the V/Q Nuclear Imaging technique as the test of choice.
Imaging Pulmonary Embolism: what are the issues and how
should it be done?
Dr Paul Roach, looks at the most used diagnostic imaging options, weighing up the pros and cons of each, and building his argument for using V/Q SPECT with Technegas.
Radiation dosimetry in Pulmonary Embolism Detection
Professor Lee Collins, an internationally recognised authority in Medical Imaging dosimetry, presents a comprehensive analysis of the patient doses delivered from each common modality.
V/Q Imaging Protocols
Elizabeth Bailey, a highly experienced imaging Technologist, sets out the technical criteria for maximising image quality for planar and SPECT studies with significant illustrative examples.