Diagnostic reference levels for diagnostic and interventional X-ray procedures in Germany: update and handling – Answer to the comments of members of the chest radiology workshop of the German Roentgen Society
05 December 2019 (online)
We appreciate the letter from members of the chest radiology workshop of the German Roentgen Society concerning the scan range of CT examinations for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism [Comment on: Diagnostic Reference Levels for Diagnostic and Interventional X-Ray. Procedures in Germany: Update and Handling, October 2019]. This gives us the opportunity to address central aspects of the use of diagnostic reference levels (DRL) on this specific issue once again in somewhat more detail.