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Lung V/Q Scan: What to expect and how to prepare

Lung V/Q Scan: What to expect and how to prepare
Abstract

This handout explains a lung V/Q (ventilation and quantification) exam, a nuclear medicine test that shows the flow of air and blood to the lungs. It includes how to prepare for the exam, how the exam works, what the patient may feel during the exam, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
04/2020
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Respiratory Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Lung
Lung Transplant
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3148