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What is a VQ scan like? How sick do you have to be for the doctor to order the scan?
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Dr. Larry Wilf
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Takes about 30 min
You breath thru a tube for a couple of minutes and they take some pictures.
You get a shot , and they take some more pictures.... Not a hard test. It is orderede for shortness of breath.

In brief: Takes about 30 min
You breath thru a tube for a couple of minutes and they take some pictures.
You get a shot , and they take some more pictures.... Not a hard test. It is orderede for shortness of breath.
Dr. Larry Wilf
Dr. Larry Wilf
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Looking for
Pulmonary embolus usually.
Can do cta of chest also. See radiologyinfo.Org.

In brief: Looking for
Pulmonary embolus usually.
Can do cta of chest also. See radiologyinfo.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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