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Research Article

Referral Patterns and Diagnostic Yield of Lung Scintigraphy in the Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Table 4

Summary of V/Q scintigraphy results and comorbidities in pregnant versus nonpregnant patients.

PregnantNonpregnant

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V/Q interpretation
N normal (%)46 (62.2)285 (30.5)
N low (%)18 (24.3)390 (41.8)
N intermediate (%)5 (6.8)153 (16.4)
N high (%)5 (6.8)106 (11.3)
N contrast contraindication (%)2 (2.7)316 (33.8)
N renal failure (%)1 (1.4)282 (30.2)
N contrast allergy (%)1 (1.4)56 (6.0)
N pulmonary hypertension (%)1 (1.4)68 (7.3)
N chronic lung disease (%)1 (1.4)97 (10.4)
N chronic heart failure (%)0 (0)86 (9.2)