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Pulmonary System

  • Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar
  • Ismet Sarikaya
Chapter

Abstract

The main application of the lung perfusion scan is screening for pulmonary embolism (PE) in conjunction with a ventilation study, presurgical quantification of regional/differential pulmonary perfusion, and evaluation of perfusion in lung transplant.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar
    • 1
  • Ismet Sarikaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineKuwait UniversitySafatKuwait

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