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Long VQ-scan

Also known as lung or pulmonary ventilation (V) and perfusion (Q) scans A lung VQ scan is an imaging test that uses a ventilation (V) scan to measure the air flow in your lungs and a perfusion (Q) scan to see where the blood is flowing in your lungs. It uses special X-ray scanners outside your body to take pictures of air and blood flow patterns in...

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Lung transplant

Lung transplantation is an operation in which a diseased lung is removed and replaced with a healthy lung. Lung transplants are used to improve the quality of life and extend the life span of people with severe or advanced chronic lung disease. In rare cases, a lung transplant can be performed at the same time as a heart transplant in patients with...

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