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Pulmonary ventilation/perfusion scan: A pulmonary ventilation/perfusion scan is a combination of two tests to measure how well air and blood are passed into and through the lungs, respectively: the ventilation part involves inhaling a radioactive gas through a mask and the perfusion part involves injecting radioactive albumin into a vein; all radioactive particles are detected by a nuclear scanner, or positron emission tomography machine.
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