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HIDA / DECIDA: Billiary scan also known as hida or decida scan is study to assess functional status of gallbladder, excretory function of liver, and potency of bile ducts system. Study takes an average from 3 to 6 h and very important for treating physician and surgeon. Decision how to treat gallbladder disease is made accounting in major extent for study report. ...Read more
Bile can't get out: Biliary obstruction means something is blocking the flow of bile into the small intestine. Bile helps digest fats. Bile is made in the liver and flows into the small intestine, by way of the gall bladder. Several different problems can block the flow of bile, such as having a gall stone. ...Read more
1o biliary cirrhosis: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cirrhosis/basics/definition/con-20029377, http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/pbc/ & http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/primary-biliary-cirrhosis-pbc-topic-overview for starters. Then chat w/your Gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I have biliary calculees (stones). Is there any medicine that could disolve and eliminate these stones?
Biliary stones: There are a few products used to try to dissolve gall stones. The most common one is called ursodiol. It is usually only used for more difficult situations, like symptomatic stones when there are medical reasons for not undergoing surgery. You would never take it if you are not having symptoms. It has side effects, but if you're having a lot of symptoms and don't want surgery, it may be reasonable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having a biliary scan in a couple days why do I have to stop taking my pain meds 4 hours before my test?
Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck, & abnormal propagation of phasic waves. Response to sphincterotomy is predicted by associated abnornalities in serum liver functions as well as manometry findings.Pain alone may not so respond. ...Read more