V/Q Scan (Lung Scintigraphy) Adult And Paediatric

Lung Scintigraphy
  • 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
  • Primary abnormalities of the lung and pulmonary vessels
  • Infective and post-infective lung damage
  • Evaluation of regional lung function with bronchiectasis
  • Evaluation of postoperative regional lung function Cystic fibrosis
  • Foreign body inhalation
  • Detection and measurement of right-to-left shunts
  • Evaluation of aerosol deposition before administra- tion of nebulised drugs
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  • "Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth."

3 John 1Vs2