PNEUMOLOGY PROCEDURES

PNEUMOLOGY PROCEDURES

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curtcircuits

gammapulmonar

gammaperfusio

CAT pneumo01

RIGHT-LEFT SHORT CIRCUIT SCINTIGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION: Study of right-left short circuits.

PREPARATION: No special preparation needed.

INDICATIONS: Evaluation of right-left shunts performing whole-body scan with MAA.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE: 15 minutes.

CAT pneumo02

Ga-67 LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY

Ga-67 LUNG TOMOSCINTIGRAPHY (SPET/SPET-CT)

DESCRIPTION: Evaluation of lung inflammatory and infectious activity.

PREPARATION: No previous preparation is needed. No fasting is required. The patient must return 48 hours later for the imaging session.

INDICATIONS: Diagnosis and localization of pulmonary infections. Evaluation of pulmonary interstitial infections (specifically, sarcoidosis and fibrosis). Evaluation of AIDS patients.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE: 2 days.

CAT pneumo03

PERFUSION LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION: Evaluation of regional pulmonary blood flow distribution. Quantification of regional pulmonary blood flow.

PREPARATION: No previous preparation is needed. No fasting is required.

INDICATIONS: Diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE). Study of regional pulmonary perfusion. Quantification of bilateral and regional pulmonary perfusion. Quantification of left-right short circuits. Quantification of systemic short circuit secondary to pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae or right-left cardiac shunt. Pre-surgical evaluation in case of pulmonary neoplasias, transplants, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE: 20 minutes.

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gammaventilacio

gammasoma

ventiperf

CAT pneumo04

VENTILATION LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION: Evaluation of pulmonary regional ventilation. Quantification of regional pulmonary ventilation.

PREPARATION: No previous preparation is necessary. No fasting required. It can not be performed in patients with assisted breathing.

INDICATIONS: Diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE). Study of obstructive pulmonary pathology, BNCO, COPD, emphysema, noise and bronchiectasis. Evaluation of lungs regional ventilation. If quantified: pre-surgical evaluation in cases of pulmonary neoplasia, transplants, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE: 30 minutes.

CAT pneumo05

LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY WITH SOMATOSTATIN RECEPTORS (111In-OCTEOTRIDE)

111In OCTEOTRIDE SCINTIGRAPHY-SPET-CT

SCINTIGRAPHY SCAN WITH SOMATOSTATIN RECEPTORS

LUNG TOMOGRAPHY (SPET/SPET-CT) WITH SOMATOSTATIN RECEPTORS

DESCRIPCIÓN: Evaluation of somatostatin receptors activity in lung tumors.

PREPARACIÓN: No previous preparation required. The patient will remain in fasting during the procedure. No scans with barium or iodine contrast should be performed during the procedure.

INDICACIONES: Evaluation of tumors that express somatostatin receptors (extension study, follow-up, control of therapeutic response and recurrence detection): neuroendocrine tumors, such as carcinoid, lung cancer, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE: 2 days.

CAT pneumo06

PERFUSION/VENTILATION LUNG TOMOSCINTIGRAPHY (SPET/SPET-CT)

DESCRIPCIÓN: Tomographic evaluation of lung perfusion and ventilation.

PREPARACIÓN: No previous preparation is necessary. No fasting is required.

INDICACIONES: Diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE). Study of obstructive pulmonary pathology, BNCO, COPD, emphysema, noise and bronchiectasis. Assessment of regional lung perfusion and ventilation. Pre-surgical evaluation in case of pulmonary neoplasia, transplants, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE: 40 minutes.

RIGHT-LEFT SHORT CIRCUIT SCINTIGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION

Study of right-left short circuits.

PREPARATION

No special preparation needed.

INDICATIONS

Evaluation of right-left shunts performing whole-body scan with MAA.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE

15 minutes.

Ga-67 LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY

Ga-67 LUNG TOMOSCINTIGRAPHY
(SPET/SPET-CT)

DESCRIPTION

Evaluation of lung inflammatory and infectious activity.

PREPARATION

  • No previous preparation is needed.

  • No fasting is required.

  • The patient must return 48 hours later for the imaging session.

INDICATIONS

  • Diagnosis and localization of pulmonary infections.
  • Evaluation of pulmonary interstitial infections (specifically, sarcoidosis and fibrosis).
  • Evaluation of AIDS patients.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE

2 days.

PERFUSION LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION

  • Evaluation of regional pulmonary blood flow distribution.

  • Quantification of regional pulmonary blood flow.

PREPARATION

  • No previous preparation is needed.

  • No fasting is required.

INDICATIONS

  • Diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE).

  • Study of regional pulmonary perfusion.

  • Quantification of bilateral and regional pulmonary perfusion.

  • Quantification of left-right short circuits.

  • Quantification of systemic short circuit secondary to pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae or right-left cardiac shunt.

  • Pre-surgical evaluation in case of pulmonary neoplasias, transplants, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE

20 minutes.

VENTILATION LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION

  • Evaluation of pulmonary regional ventilation.

  • Quantification of regional pulmonary ventilation.

PREPARATION

  • No previous preparation is necessary.

  • No fasting required.

  • It can not be performed in patients with assisted breathing.

INDICATIONS

  • Diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE).
  • Study of obstructive pulmonary pathology, BNCO, COPD, emphysema, noise and bronchiectasis.
  • Evaluation of lungs regional ventilation.
  • If quantified: pre-surgical evaluation in cases of pulmonary neoplasiaS, transplants, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE

30 minutes.

LUNG SCINTIGRAPHY WITH SOMATOSTATIN
RECEPTORS (111In-OCTEOTRIDE)

111In OCTEOTRIDE
SCINTIGRAPHY-SPET-CT

SCINTIGRAPHY SCAN WITH
SOMATOSTATIN RECEPTORS

LUNG TOMOGRAPHY (SPET/SPET-CT)
WITH SOMATOSTATIN RECEPTORS

DESCRIPTION

Evaluation of somatostatin receptors activity in lung tumors.

PREPARATION

  • No previous preparation required.

  • The patient will remain in fasting during the procedure.

  • No scans with barium or iodine contrast should be performed during the procedure.

INDICATIONS

Evaluation of tumors that express somatostatin receptors (extension study, follow-up, control of therapeutic response and recurrence detection): neuroendocrine tumors, such as carcinoid, lung cancer, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE

2 days.

PERFUSION/VENTILATION LUNG
TOMOSCINTIGRAPHY (SPET/SPET-CT)

DESCRIPTION

Tomographic evaluation of lung perfusion and ventilation.

PREPARATION

  • No previous preparation is necessary.

  • No fasting is required.

INDICATIONS

  • Diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE).
  • Study of obstructive pulmonary pathology, BNCO, COPD, emphysema, noise and bronchiectasis.
  • Assessment of regional lung perfusion and ventilation.
  • Pre-surgical evaluation in case of pulmonary neoplasia, transplants, etc.

DURATION OF PROCEDURE

40 minutes.

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