A 43-year-old male asked:
how do they test for blood clots in your lungs ?
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Dr. Wayne Wolf answered
20 years experience General Surgery
Ct scan: A ct scan of the chest is usually done with IV contrast to localize and verify if there is a blood clot in lungs. Sometimes they can do another radiological test called ventilation perfusion scan but these are less reliable.
Answered on Aug 16, 2018
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