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Ventilation-Perfusion Scan MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ventilation-Perfusion Scan
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.350.710.900
E01.370.384.730.900
E01.370.386.700.963
Unique ID
D000076665
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000076665
Scope Note
A two-part radionuclide imaging that measures VENTILATION-PERFUSION RATIO of the lungs often used to investigate PULMONARY EMBOLISM. Image acquisitions may be performed using various combinations of gamma camera, PET and SPECT scanning techniques.
Entry Term(s)
Lung VQ Scan
Lung Ventilation Perfusion Scans
Pulmonary Ventilation Perfusion Scans
V-Q Scintigraphy
VQ Lung Scan
Ventilation Perfusion Lung Scan
Ventilation-Perfusion Scintigraphy
Previous Indexing
Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio (1963-2018)
Public MeSH Note
2019
History Note
2019
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2017/12/14
Ventilation-Perfusion Scan Preferred
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