Study uncovers clues to dyspnoea in long COVID

UK research using a specialised MRI technique has revealed abnormalities in gas transfer for patients who have otherwise normal lung imaging

An MRI technique has revealed lung abnormalities in patients with lasting breathlessness after COVID-19 that cannot be seen on  traditional imaging, according to a small study.

Scarred lungs (right) showing larger areas of darkness, parts which are having difficulty transporting oxygen into the blood. Image: University of Oxford

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