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What is hepatobiliary dyskinesia?

What is hepatobiliary dyskinesia?

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 more

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Can episodes right shoulder tip pain,intense sharp pain aggravated when moving my arm be hepatobiliary in origin ? Sporadic in nature no abd pain

Can episodes right shoulder tip pain,intense sharp pain aggravated when moving my arm be hepatobiliary in origin ? Sporadic in nature no abd pain

It can, but…: … But it also could be due to a lot of other things, including problems with the shoulder, lungs, stomach, and even the heart. If your pain has not yet been evaluated, you should see your doctor to begin the process. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.

Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.

Biliary obstruction: On a theoretical basis if one had hemorrhagic fever due to dengue virus you could precipitate hemoglobin in the biliary radicals. Cannot imagine how anaphylactic shock would effect this. You need to discuss this at length with the doctors managing your condition. ...Read more

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How to interpret RBC morph scan results?

RBC appearance: The microscopic appearance of your RBCs can be helpful in establishing a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can you specifically alter hida scan results?

How can you specifically alter hida scan results?

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 more

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What does normal low results mean on a hida scan?

Still normal range: Low normal means the results are still in the normal range, but tend to fall near the lower end of a normal curve. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to get results from a pipida scan?

4 hours: The PIPIDA scan can take up to 4 hours to complete. Once complete, the exam is immediately available for interpretation. You should be able to get an official, interpreted result within 24 hours. You should follow up with the doc that ordered the exam to discuss the results. ...Read more

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What about a result of 95%? for hida scan is this still normal?

HIDA scan: If you are describing the fraction of gallbladder emptying, 95% is fine. there may be other causes for pain in the upper right abdomen. ...Read more