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What Is The Result Of Abnormal Vq Scan In Pulmonary Embolus
VQ scan...: There are 2 parts to a VQ scan: ventilation and perfusion. If there is a clot present, the scan will show that areas of the lung are being ventilated but not perfused. In other words, the clot is preventing blood flow in an area that is being ventilated. This is the classic finding for a pe in a VQ scan but not all scans are that clear-cut so additional testing is sometimes needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually a blood clot that migrates from one area of the body to another. Most commonly a clot from a leg vein to the lung . It can also pertain to a clot, or atheromatous material that moves from one segment to another, such as cholesterol material in a carotid lesion moving into the ...Read more
Not realy very: Ventilation/perfusion scan (v/q scan or lung scintigraphy), which shows that some areas of the lung are being ventilated but not perfused with blood (due to obstruction by a clot). This type of examination is used less often because of the more widespread availability of ct technology, however, it may be useful in people who have an allergy to iodinated contrast or in pregnancy. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CT scan "findings" says known pulmonary emboli identifies and subsegmental are not excluded. The " impression" says no pulmonary embolism. clot?
I have had a pulmonary embolism and I recently tested positive for hexagonal phospholipid neutral test. What does that test result mean?
New lab test: Hexagonal phosholipid neutralization assay is a test for the confusingly-named lupus anticoagulants, which do not mean you have lupus and actually make the blood more coagulable. This finding has some implications for your health. You can read about the assay here http://laboratoryalliance.com/pdf/Hexagonal%20Phase%20Phospho%20Neutral%20Mar%2009.pdf ...Read more
Yes: As dr. Milstone said, the recommendation is that someone take warfarin for at least 6 months after being diagnosed with a pe. After stopping the warfarin, there is recently published evidence that taking low dose Aspirin for two years can help to prevent your getting another blood clot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is non specific t wave abnormality a sign of pulmonary embolism diagnosed chest infection never had abnormal ECG before this ?
Not a problem: Nonspecific T wave changes are common and often seen in normal people. They are not a sign of pulmonary embolism or anything else. Many normal people have nonspecific changes in their ECG from time to time. Often they come and go. None of this is abnormal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a large saddle pulmonary embolism 3 months ago & still breathless dr sendin me for a myocardial perfusion scan will this show if clot has gone ?
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