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Hepatobiliary Scan Results
Dysmotility: Dyskinesia of the gall bladder or extrahepatic biliary duct at entrance into duodennum, small bowel, is usually related to poor contractility or spasm. This can cause pain. The treatment is sometimes medical, surgery, or interventional by endoscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can episodes right shoulder tip pain,intense sharp pain aggravated when moving my arm be hepatobiliary in origin ? Sporadic in nature no abd pain
Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.
Results were normal from an ultrasound and hida scan, what else can I do to figure out what's wrong?
other G.I problems: If the ultrasound and hida scan are completely normal, it is very likely that you do not have any biliary tree problems. However, many other diseases may mimic some hepatobiliary diseases such as ulcers or inflammation of the oesophagus, stomach or duodenum. Blood tests may also be useful to rule out the presence of h.Pilori which may cause similar symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have all he symptoms of gallbladder but im having pain in my left rib cage . My hida scan results were 60 % . Does this mean?Will my gldr be removed
Normal hida scan: A normal gallbladder ejection fraction is more than 50%. It is normal in your case. Unless you have a situs invertus ( in this case the liver on the left side instead of the right side) your symptom is probably not related to hepatobiliary disease, as demonstrated by your normal hida scan. It might be related to stomach, spleen or other thoracic problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went into hida scan while in pain. The test seemed to have aggravated my syptoms. The results however were normal. Do i need a gall bladder removal?
Maybe: The hida scan is not always abnormal with gall bladder disease. The fact that symptoms were mimicked by the test may mean gall bladder is an issue. Sometimes gb ejection fraction can be normal and there is a problem with the biliary duct at its entrance into the duodenum where is a muscle, called sphincter of oddi, sometimes spasm at this area can cause simiilar pain., called dyskinesia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to hav normal hida scan & ultrasound for gallbladder, but hav false results?Hav all symptoms of bad gallbladder for 2 yrs but norm tests
Tough situation : Unusual but possible.There are people who have problems with gb or bile ducts that don't show up on the usual tests. A sphincter at end of your main bile duct that could be too tight. If so could give typical gb symptoms. Need special manometry test to be sure. But also need to be sure not something else like ulcer disease. I have had few patients with all neg tests that got better after gb surg. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
False positives: Variability in results depends on method of test, interpretative skills,patient symptoms. It is not perfect.If gb ejection fraction is low in patient with biliary colic , chronic gall bladder disease /biliary dyskinesia probable. With acute symptoms non visualization of gb means acute cholecystitis, surgical emergency.False positives prolonged fasting, tpn,alcoholism, recent narcotic, pancreatitis ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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