Fortschr Röntgenstr 2020; 192(01): 82
DOI: 10.1055/a-1034-1969
Letter to the Editor
© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Comment on: Diagnostic Reference Levels for Diagnostic and Interventional X-Ray Procedures in Germany: Update and Handling/Diagnostische Referenzwerte für diagnostische und interventionelle Röntgenanwendungen in Deutschland: Aktualisierung und Handhabung (Alexander Schegerer, Reinhard Loose, Lothar J. Heuser, Gunnar Brix)

Jürgen Biederer
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Okka W. Hamer
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Claus-Peter Heussel
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Hilmar Kühl
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Sebastian Ley
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Julia Ley-Zaporozhan
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
Ullrich G. Müller-Lisse
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
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Jens Vogel-Claussen
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
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Dag Wormanns
Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft e.V., AG Thoraxdiagnostik, Berlin, Germany
,
on behalf of the Chest Radiology Workshop of the German Roentgen Society› Author Affiliations
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Publication Date:
05 December 2019 (online)

We highly appreciate and support the continuing efforts to minimize radiation exposure from radiologic procedures as documented by the article of A. Schegerer et al. in “RöFo” [1]. However, we feel urged to revise some details of the scan protocol recommendations for pulmonary embolism proposed in the article and thus would like to amend the otherwise excellent article by this comment: