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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: On what you ate asking. Surgery can be done anytime. It depends on if the surgery will be of any help to you. Removing a normally functioning gallblad ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Less than 35%: By convention most adult nuclear labs use above 35% as normal values. However these values are usually in conjunction with symptoms, biliary colic, t ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Merino
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes for symptoms: If you find symptoms more frequent and smaller triggers, yes indeed an elective procedure always better than emergency one.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Maybe: Hyperkinetic or hyperactive gallbladder is not generally accepted as a diagnosis. A small group of patients (63) was symptomatic with cck infusion wi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Does not add up: Gall bladder ejection fraction is not a usual medical term. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prud ... Read More
Dr. Garland Martin
26 years experience Internal Medicine
EF: Seems abnormal to me
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
It means nothing: If you have no pain or no symptoms , if you have means that gall bladder is not contracting to the expected level , may have infection in it , you may ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Usually gb disease: Decreased ejection fraction is less than 35%. May mean chronic gall bladder disease or biliary dyskinesia. If symptoms of biliary colic (gall bladder ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I know of: NO clinical situation where a "higher" than normal GALLBLADDER ejection rate. is IMPORTANT ! Maybe one of my Health tap colleagues can "enlighten" me ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
>35 %: A normal gallbladder ejection fraction is usually over 35%. Anything less than this would be considered dysfunction of the gallbladder or biliary dysk ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon King
Dr. Jon King answered
28 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: You do not have to get your gallbladder removed. People with decreased gallbladder ejection fraction (<50%) often have symptoms related to this probl ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
13 years experience Radiology
Increased risk: Low gallbladder ejection fraction is found in chronic cholecystitis, which can cause chronic right upper quadrant pain and nausea. The poor gallbladd ... Read More
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