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JNMT (March 2012) SNM Practice Guideline for Lung Scintigraphy 4.0
JNMT, March 2012, Volume 40, Number 1

JNMT (March 2012) SNM Practice Guideline for Lung Scintigraphy 4.0

JNMT, March 2012, Vol. 40, No. 1

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Release Date: March 1, 2012
Expiration Date: March 31, 2015


J. Anthony Parker1, R. Edward Coleman2, Erin Grady3, Henry D. Royal4, Barry A. Siegel4, Michael G. Stabin5, H. Dirk Sostman6, and Andrew J.W. Hilson7

1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; 3Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois; 4Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, Missouri; 5Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee; 6New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York; and 7Royal Free Hospital, London, England


This guideline describes the technique of performing and interpreting ventilation and perfusion scintigraphy.


The purpose of this guideline is to assist nuclear medicine practitioners in recommending, performing, interpreting, and reporting the results of ventilation and perfusion lung scintigraphy.

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The SNMMI, through its Verification of Involvement in Continuing Education (VOICE) program, has approved this journal article for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education hours (CEHs). VOICE-approved credit is recognized by most licensure states and by the NMTCB and ARRT as Category A credit. In order to receive CE credit, you must first complete the activity content. When completed, take the post-test assessment. You must obtain a score of 80% to receive the CE credit. You will have no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete the post-test. Release Date: March 1, 2012. Expiration Date: March 31, 2015. California Scope: 0.5 Imaging (I) / 0.5 Radiopharmacy (R).

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