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Lung Perfusion Scan

Lung Perfusion Scan is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Lung perfusion scintigraphy, lung scintiscan, pulmonary scan, radioactive perfusion scan, radionuclide lung scan, ventilation-perfusion scan, V/Q scan.

Common Use:
To assess pulmonary blood flow to assist in diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.

Area Of Application:
Chest/thorax.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Lung Perfusion Scan." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425310/all/Lung_Perfusion_Scan.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Lung Perfusion Scan. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425310/all/Lung_Perfusion_Scan. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Lung Perfusion Scan. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425310/all/Lung_Perfusion_Scan
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Lung Perfusion Scan [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425310/all/Lung_Perfusion_Scan.
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