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What does it mean to have a low biliary fraction of the gallbladder

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Seems like: A relatively normal study. No abmnomalities seen.
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
16 years experience Family Medicine
Liver/gallbladder: Liver/ gallbladder (ultrasound or CT scan of Abdomen or MRI) is performed to check for conditions such hepatitis. (Inflammation of the liver), hepatic ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 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
51 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
55 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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably not, man: It's time to check you for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, and whether your alt returns to normal if you go off th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Good alternatives: I strongly agree that removing your gallbladder should be the last resort rather than initial treatment.I've had many patients have great success with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Abnormal gb & ducts: Acalculous cholecystitis is ineffective/incomplete contraction of the gallbladder in response to cck, as seen on hida scan. Cholecystectomy may help. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Short answer is - your gallbladder is not working properly. See you doctor/surgeon.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Biliary dyskinesia is overall a poorly misunderstood entity. If there is a low, or in some cases a high gallbladder ejection fraction on the cck hida ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Gallbladder surgery: Symptomatic biliary sludge is an indication for gallbladder removal. There are medications which may help dissolve the sludge but they are very expen ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes,: Post cholecystectomy syndrome can be caused by retained common duct stone, cystic duct syndrome, formation of a neuroma or sphincter of odi spasm. You ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: Gallbladder disease can cause a lot of symptoms - pain, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, change in appetite. Fatigue is possible. See you doctor for a full ... Read More
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