Aerosol ventilation scintigraphy in the evaluation of bronchopleural fistula: a case report and literature review.

@article{Hollett1991AerosolVS,
  title={Aerosol ventilation scintigraphy in the evaluation of bronchopleural fistula: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Peter M Hollett and Elizabeth E. Wright and Carl A Wesolowski and Ruth Harris},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={1991},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={465-7}
}
Radioaerosol scanning is simple to perform and is widely used in conjunction with perfusion imaging to detect pulmonary emboli. It may also be a valuable tool for the early diagnosis of postpneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula. The authors present an illustrative case in which radioactive aerosol imaging was used to confirm a bronchopleural fistula… CONTINUE READING