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What is a normal ejection fraction for gallbladder?
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
4 doctors agree
In brief: HIDA scan EF>35%
Most radiologists state a normal gallbladder ejection fraction (ef) on a hida scan as 35% or above.
A low ejection fraction can be due to gallbladder dyskinesia, chronic cholecystitis (infection), and rarely cancer. A good answer for 'hida scan results' =http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hida-scan/my00320/dsection & from the an original journal article =radiology.Rsna.Org/content/226/2/593.1.Full.

In brief: HIDA scan EF>35%
Most radiologists state a normal gallbladder ejection fraction (ef) on a hida scan as 35% or above.
A low ejection fraction can be due to gallbladder dyskinesia, chronic cholecystitis (infection), and rarely cancer. A good answer for 'hida scan results' =http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hida-scan/my00320/dsection & from the an original journal article =radiology.Rsna.Org/content/226/2/593.1.Full.
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. Dan Lister
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Gallbladder function
Normal ejection fraction is 35-75%.
Probably as important is whether the injection of cck recreated the symptoms that you are having. If it does, then gallbladder is the likely cause. If not, look elsewhere.

In brief: Gallbladder function
Normal ejection fraction is 35-75%.
Probably as important is whether the injection of cck recreated the symptoms that you are having. If it does, then gallbladder is the likely cause. If not, look elsewhere.
Dr. Dan Lister
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care
In brief: 35%
Different surgeons use different cut offs but the number i see most frequently is 35%.
That is, your gb must eject at least 35% of its volume of bile to be deemed normal. Less than 35% may mean there is an obstructive process (stone? Sludge? Spasm? Inflamation?) that is preventing this ..And thus causing pain. It is usually employed when the us did not reveal a cause of pain like a stone.

In brief: 35%
Different surgeons use different cut offs but the number i see most frequently is 35%.
That is, your gb must eject at least 35% of its volume of bile to be deemed normal. Less than 35% may mean there is an obstructive process (stone? Sludge? Spasm? Inflamation?) that is preventing this ..And thus causing pain. It is usually employed when the us did not reveal a cause of pain like a stone.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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