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Mainly imaging: HIDA scan involves fasting for few hours prior to study. Patient injected IV with radiotracer usually Technetium- hida which is extracted from blood stream by liver. Imaging continusously performed by nuclear camera positioned above the abdomen.Scan shows visualization of liver, bile ducts, gall bladder, bowel. Once gall bladder filled CCK injected IV for contraction and function of gb. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
Yearly gallbladder scan for 4 mm polyp since 2009 no changes tomorrow due for yearly how likely to suddenly change ?
Repeat ultrasound: I suggest you repeat the ultrasound of the gallbladder. ...Read more
Bismuth: Blocks radiation like barium does and was used to perform x-ray studies many years ago. Bismuth can affect the appearance of your gallbladder on the hida scan. Also you should be npo. Taking bismuth preparations will cause the gallbladder to contract which will affect the hida scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a recent episode of gallbladder pain vs. ileitis. Waiting to have a gallbladder scan and possible colonoscopy & EGD. Ok to excercise?
Gallbladder scan came back w/liver echogenic w/area of low echogenicity in the right hepatic lobe measuring 2.4x2.7x2.5 cm & liver enlarged to 24.2 cm?
I have fluid in my peritoneum it was found 2days ago and all my blood work was normal took a gallbladder scan it was normal and I don't know why I have pressure in my stomach I can't eat a normal meal it is so painful I didn't use alcohol I drink a total
Ultrasound showed sludge in gallbladder. Hida scan was 78% ejaction with positive cck. RUQ pain for 5 years. Do you think surgery is required?
Stool is kinda black / loose .EDG normal. found sludge on gallbladder. Hida scan normal.. Have diverticulosis and hiatel hernia. Should I be concerned?
Rule out bleeding: Whenever there is a history of black stools it is good to make sure that blood is not causing this. If you just had an EGD it is unlikely that you have a bleeding ulcer, but if it was done a while ago this could be a new development. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can also cause black stools, as can iron supplements. A simple guaiac test can quickly rule out a bleed in your gut, so call your Dr! :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflamed gallbladder. Hida scan shows 29%. No gallstones. Symptoms are not severe, minor back pain, nausea, elevated pancreas levels (301), acid reflux. Any other option besides surgery? If so, what?
Dull ache, w/ sharp stabbing pain, in lrq. Nausea. No female organs. No gallbladder. Ct scan w/ contrast normal. Urine normal. Blood test normal.
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