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I got my first ct with contrast last may/june and it showed emphysema, mild, diffuse, bronciecstasis and lung scarring upper lobe, nodule and infiltrates.My pulmonologist remarked my spirometry in may did not look that bad considering my current year history of exacerbations. (1st appointment) Moderate, fev1 71% post, mild air trapping, normal lung volumes.
My last ct in dec, was without contrast. in the comments, infiltrates gone, nodule stable, emphysematous changes, scarring. Absent was the remark on bronchiectasis. I've asked the docs about how my treatment plan addresses the broncheictasis and they've said "There's no bronchiectasis, it's not on this report." I guess it's good if I don't have it. But really, are they basically saying the original radiologist doesn't know what they are talking about?