Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Imaging

Ani Kapoor, MD; Zab Mosenifar, MD


June 21, 2022

In patients with IPF, perfusion lung scintigraphy shows nonspecific, subsegmental mismatched perfusion defects. These do not correlate with clinical disease severity.

Nuclear imaging may be useful in patients with IPF, but Gallium-67 imaging has not proven to be of value in patients with established IPF.

Learn more about nuclear imaging in IPF.


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