Lung Quantitative Scan

What is a lung quantitative scan?

A lung quantitative scan is a nuclear medicine test. It uses a small amount of radioactive material and a special camera to produce images that help assess lung function and evaluate postsurgical changes. Learn more about lung quantitative scan.

Where is the nuclear medicine department located?

We are located in the inpatient radiology department of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto.

Where should I park?

Park in the main lot in front of the hospital. View a map of the campus.

What entrance should I use?

Enter the hospital through the main entrance. Admissions is to the left as you enter the lobby. View a map of the campus.

What do I need to bring?

Bring a photo ID, your insurance card, and your co-pay (if required).

How should I prepare?

  • Because of radiation exposure, it is vital that you tell us if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or are a nursing mother.
  • There are no dietary or other restrictions for this scan.

What should I expect at my exam appointment?

  • Please allow at least 30 minutes for the scan.
  • When you arrive at the nuclear medicine department, a technologist will give you an overview of the procedure, then inject a small amount of a radioactive isotope into your arm and perform the scan.

How will I get my results?

A radiologist will interpret the images, write a report, and deliver the results to your doctor via our internal computer system.

Whom do I call if I need more information?

If you need any other information, call us at 662-772-3128 between the hours of 8 a.m – 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Contact Us

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto

7601 Southcrest Parkway
Southaven, MS 38671



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