Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Nuclear-14 : [Answer]


When performing CT attenuation correction for myocardial perfusion SPECT stress test, additional elements on check list for images to review except:

A) DLP of radiation dose received from CT
B) Review of the proper registration of emission (perfusion) and transmission (CT) images
C) Comparison of the attenuation corrected and non- attenuation corrected images
D) Presence of coronary calcifications

The correct answer is: A)

DLP should be reported to track radiation dosimetry but DLP is not part of the image review.

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