I've had a CT and us of the abdomen and it was ok and I had a hida scan show gallbladder at 9%. No stones. What eventually happens? Complications?
Your choice... Your cck-hida indicates gallbladder dysfunction, which often translates to mean a symptomatic one that warrants surgical removal. There are lots of reasons however for biliary-type dyspepsia, and you may want to investigate these before considering surgery. Indeed, your symptoms may persist even if the gallbladder is removed, since it may turn out it wasn't the sole reason for your distress.
Symptoms? Do you mean that the ejection fraction of the gallbladder is 9%? This is low and suggests cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder). Stones are not always present or there may have been small stones that passed with attacks of colic. If symptoms are consistent, removal of the gallbladder may be suggested. You and your doctor need to decide.
Could a Hida scan and Ct scan miss something wrong with the gallbladder? Upper right quadrant pain. Normal lab values for liver kidneys and pancreas?
Here are some ... After exhausting the studies for pain resulting in good report, it's time to expand the concern beyond abdominal and pleural cavities to musculoskeletal or nueromuscular origins, Generally speakig, a keen professional analysis on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, and progress of pain & its related symptoms over time + physicals should be able to pinpoint to what may be the culprit. Read more...
Unlikely. While no test is perfect; a normal HIDA essentially shows that the gallbladder is functioning well. There are " quantitative" HIDA scans that are more sensitive than a regular scan. It is more likely that your pain is not from the gallbladder ( often difficult to exactly pin down, but you are unlikely to get improvement having the gallbladder removed. Read more...