V/Q scanning using SPECT and SPECT/CT

01/09/2013
First Author: Roach PJ, Last Author: Bailey DL

Technegas is an ideal agent for ventilation SPECT because of its small particle size (30–60 nm), resulting in greater alveolar penetration and less central deposition than a nebulizer-produced aqueous radioaerosol such as 99mTc-DTPA

J Nucl Med 2013; 54(9): 1588-1596