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Answer Question #2

Regarding multi-modality imaging of the pericardium, which is the most appropriate statement?:

  • a) Chest X-ray is the best technique to detect pericardial calcification
  • b) Echocardiogram is considered the first line option
  • c) CT reliably discriminates the pericardial effusion from increased pericardial thickness
  • d) CMR provides the most comprehensive information on intra-cardiac flows
  • e) SPECT and PET may be useful in the evaluation of pericardial effusion

The correct answer is b)

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