Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Lung Perfusion SPECT: Application in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Suspected Pulmonary Thromboemboli

Mina Ranji Amjad 1 , Mehrshad Abbasi 2 and Saeed Farzanehfar 2 , *
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1 Research Institute for Nuclear Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Vali-Asr Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 01, 2015, 12 (2); e9086
  • Published Online: April 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 11, 2012
  • Revised: March 4, 2013
  • Accepted: April 8, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.9086

To Cite: Ranji Amjad M, Abbasi M, Farzanehfar S. Lung Perfusion SPECT: Application in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot and Suspected Pulmonary Thromboemboli, Iran J Radiol. 2015 ; 12(2):e9086. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.9086.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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