Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.
Figure 1 shows normal blood flow in healthy lungs. Figure 2 shows dark areas where blood clots (pulmonary emboli) are preventing normal blood flow through the lungs.
Last Revised: September 27, 2010
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Myo Min Han, MD - Nuclear Medicine
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