Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
Posterior perfusion image from a V/Q scan from the second hospital day shows markedly decreased perfusion to the left lung, with 95% of the perfusion going to the right lung. The previous study from 1 year before showed 50% of perfusion going to the left lung. This V/Q mismatch was felt to be most likely due to pulmonary embolus.
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