Diagnostic evaluation and management of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a clinical practice guideline

First Author: Mehta S, Last Author: Weinkauf J

We recommend nuclear V/Q lung scanning instead of CTPA as a screening test to rule out the possibility of CTEPH in patients diagnosed with PH. A normal V/Q scan effectively rules out the possibility of CTEPH.

Can Respir J 2010; 17(6): 301-334