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Milk Scan (Gastropulmonary Aspiration Study)

By |2018-03-15T11:18:17+03:00May 12th, 2014|Respiratory system|

The Milk Scan is done to demonstrate the presence of gastroesophageal reflux, its extent in the esophagus and delayed images for evaluation of aspiration. Gastroesophageal scintigraphy is a convenient, tubeless, and accurate technique for detecting gastroesophageal reflux that can be performed rapidly with minimal patient discomfort. The procedure is currently being utilized [...]

Lung Perfusion Scan

By |2018-03-15T11:18:18+03:00May 12th, 2014|Respiratory system|

Lung Perfusion is a scan of the lungs showing the distribution of blood in the lungs. The lungs are made of multiple segments each with its own air and blood supply. The test is most commonly used to diagnose a clot in the lung (pulmonary embolus).source: newcastlenuclearmedicine.com.au English: Lung Perfusion Scan [...]