OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether using a chest radiograph to triage patients being imaged for pulmonary embolism (PE) with pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) or ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy resulted in fewer indeterminate imaging results. CONCLUSION. Chest radiograph can be a valuable triage tool in deciding an appropriate technique for imaging PE, and can yield more definitive diagnoses.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Roentgenology|
|State||Published - 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology