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University of Iowa Health Care

3-D Image of Lungs

Caption: University of Iowa researchers have shown that CT scans measuring blood flow in the lungs can detect early emphysema-related changes that occur in smokers who are susceptible to the disease. This image shows the lungs of a patient who smokes and has very early signs of emphysema.

Credit: University of Iowa

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