lung scan

lung scan

a radiographic examination of a lung and its function.
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A ventilation/perfusion lung scan was negative for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
The device translates the data obtained from a lung scan into an interactive three-dimensional output and allows the clinician to view pulmonary function data in defined regions within the thoracic space, the company claims.
Last year when I developed pneumonia, a lung scan revealed that I have early signs of chronic lung damage, which could lead to COPD.
He is going for a lung scan later this week before he sees liver surgeon Oscar Traynor at St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin next Tuesday, and I'll be guided by Oscar, who has also looked after Ruby Walsh before.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- A CT lung scan might be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to quitting smoking.
A nuclear lung scan showed an abnormality that suggested a pulmonary embolism.
Oxygen at 3-4 liters per nasal cannula, arterial blood gas, continue home medications, morphine 2 mg every 2 hours for pain, nuclear lung scan stat, electrocardiogram and chest x-ray, IV fluids of 0.
Recalling something about pulmonary embolus and syncope, a lung scan was ordered and performed, revealing a massive perfusion defect.
The following day, he went for a lung scan with Aru and a less experienced nurse.
He went for a lung scan the following day with Aru and a less experienced nurse.
Grant then ordered a lung scan, which revealed a large pulmonary embolus blocking the patient's left lung and the lower lobe of the right lung.
Hospital staff conducted several tests including a chest x-ray, a ventilation profusion lung scan, and a computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan.