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Which tests diagnose pulmonary vascular disease?

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  • Computed tomography (CT scan)
  • Ventilation/perfusion scan (V/Q scan)
  • Echocardiography (echocardiogram)
  • Right heart catheterization)
  • Chest X-ray film
  • Pulmonary angiography (angiogram)

From: Pulmonary Vascular Disease WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mason, R. 4th , Elsevier Saunders, 2005. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicineeditionh

American Lung Association: "Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

SOURCES:

Mason, R. 4th , Elsevier Saunders, 2005. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicineeditionh

American Lung Association: "Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

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