PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98381 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098381 View full text
Bo-Qia Xie, Wei Wang, Wen-Qian Zhang, Xin-Hua Guo, Min-Fu Yang, Li Wang, Zuo-Xiang He, Yue-Qin Tian

Abstract: PurposeChildhood post-infectious bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) is an infrequent lung disease leading to narrowing and/or complete obliteration of small airways. Ventilation and perfusion (V/Q) scan can provide both regional and global pulmonary information. However, only few retrospective researches investigating post-infectious BO involved V/Q scan, the clinical value of this method is unknown. This preliminary prospective study was aimed to evaluate the correlation of V/Q scan with disease severity, pulmonar…

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