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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Not sure: If the gallbladder ef was truly 0, then there is significant biliary diskinesia. May need gb removed for symptom relief. I have never seen this in an ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Gall bladder disease: Cck is natural hormone that stimulates gall bladder to contract. If ultrasound exam shows no calculi or gall bladder thickening, this uusally means ga ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Cystic.obstruction : If sonogram shows stones, means stone is obstructing at cystic duct, rarely children also get gall bloodier stones , cholilithiasis, need more info , ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Nuclear Imaging: You will get an IV and injected with small dose of radiotracer that is specific for the liver. You will lay on a table for about an hour while image ... Read More
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Dr. Virginia Klaas
32 years experience Nuclear Medicine
About 60-90min: At our hospital we ask patients not to eat for 4 hrs before a hida scan. When they arrive, they are positioned under the camera and an IV injection i ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Gall bladder test: Nothing by mouth for 6 hrs.Patient injected intravenously with tc99m hida (radiotracer).Patient lies on table with scaning camera over anterior abdome ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Gall bladder test: Nothing by mouth for 6 hrs.Patient injected intravenously with tc99m hida (radiotracer).Patient lies on table with scaning camera over anterior abdome ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
HIDA scan: Is a nuclear medicine test that evaluates the gallbladder, bile ducts, and liver. Pictures are taken after a special dye is injected into a vein. Th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: You may feel a little discomfort when the medication is initially injected, but then the worst discomfort comes from having to lie still for an hour. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guido Davidzon
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not at all: Hida is a very safe study. There are no adverse effects from the radiotracer and you receive less than half the radiation dose you get from a typical ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
EF>35% normal: A gallbladder ejection fraction of greater than 35% is considered normal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Cystic duct blockage: Hida scans are used to evaluate for a cystic duct blockage after imaging when ultrasound is unrevealing.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Very much normal.: http://www.mypacs.net/cases/NORMAL-HIDA-SCAN-818324.html
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
See below: A radioactive tracer is injected into your veins. This is taken up by the liver and excreted in bile. It can then be followed using a camera to see th ... Read More
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