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

In this VOICE accredited symposium, leading nuclear medicine experts provide insights on V/Q scintigraphy in pulmonary embolism diagnosis, including how it can:

• Provide comparable accuracy to computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA)

• Reduce radiation overexposure, particularly for women

• Be used in a simple diagnostic algorithm to reduce overall radiation burden

• Be interpreted using a scheme comparable to CTPA

 

Dr. Alan Maurer

Director, Nuclear Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Symposium Chair

 

Dr. Leonard M. Freeman

Chief, Nuclear Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY

Topic: V/Q Scintigraphy: The Past, Present, and Future in PE Diagnosis

 

Dr. Alan D. Waxman

Director, Nuclear Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. CA

Topic: Appropriate Use Criteria: V/Q Imaging in Pulmonary Embolism

 

Click here for more information and Free Registration: www.draximage.com/pulmonaryembolismRSNA2016/

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