V/Q SCAN (LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY) ADULT AND PAEDIATRIC

ADULT:

  • Confirm or exclude pulmonary embolism
  • Evaluation of lung function pre-operatively
  • Evaluation of alveolar capillary permeability after smoke inhalation injury
  • Evaluation of lung transplantation
  • Evaluation of patients with bronchitis or obstructive forms of chronic pulmonary disease
  • Venoscintigraphy to determine DVT

PAEDIATRIC:

  • Confirm or exclude pulmonary embolism
  • Evaluation of lung function pre-operatively
  • Evaluation of alveolar capillary permeability after smoke inhalation injury
  • Evaluation of lung transplantation
  • Evaluation of patients with bronchitis or obstructive forms of chronic pulmonary disease
  • Venoscintigraphy to determine DVT