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Lung V/Q scan: How to prepare for your scan  
Abstract:  This flyer explains a lung V/Q (ventilation and quantification) exam, a nuclear medicine test that produces a picture of lung ventilation and blood flow to the lungs. Included are how to prepare for the exam, how the exam works, how it is done, what the patient may feel during the exam, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2005, November 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Radiology/Imaging Services
General Topics:  Respiratory Disorders; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Radiography; Lung Transplantation; Lung
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3148

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