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Volume 32, Nº 3, May and June 2019

   

DOI: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.5935/2359-4802.20180103

GUIDELINE

Guideline for Ventilation / Perfusion Scintigraphy

Marcel Yanagihara Rigolon

Claudio Tinoco Mesquita

Bárbara Juarez Amorim





Abstract

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.