Jubilant DraxImage has made the resources below available for health care professionals who utilize ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) imaging to help quickly and accurately diagnose patients suspected of pulmonary embolism (PE).

Streaming Video: Optimized Use of V./Q in the Modern Era: Everything Radiologists Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask.

Montefiore Use Model—See how one of the busiest emergency rooms in the country utilizes V/Q imaging to help minimize overall patient radiation exposure.

American Thoracic Society/Society of Thoracic Radiology Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation of Suspected Pulmonary Embolism In Pregnancy—Learn why the society recommends V/Q as a primary diagnostic option for pregnant patients.

da Silva R, Shah M, Freeman LM. Ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) lung scintigraphy: a long journey to a renewed position of prominence in diagnosing pulmonary embolism. Clin Transl Imaging. 2014;2:369-378.

Stein EG, Haramati LB, Chamarthy M et al. Success of a safe and simple algorithm to reduced use of CT pulmonary angiography in the emergency department. Am J Roentgenol. 2010;194:392-397.

 

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