Guideline for Ventilation / Perfusion Scintigraphy
Marcel Yanagihara Rigolon
Claudio Tinoco Mesquita
Bárbara Juarez Amorim
This paper is about the Guideline for Ventilation / Perfusion Scintigraphy. It has been developed by the Brazilian Society of Nuclear Medicine to be a best practices guide used in Nuclear Medicine. Its function is to be an educational tool to help the Nuclear Medicine Services in Brazil to guarantee a quality care to the patients.
Keywords: Pulmonary Embolism/complications; Pulmonary Embolism/diagnostic imaging; Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio; Pulmonary Artery/pathology; Radionuclide Imaging/methods.