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Had a gall bladder attack/ what is a bilary scan?

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In brief: For GB function

During gall bladder attack as a small stone get stuck in gb duct completely blocking the out flow.
, then will cause complications, . This could be detected by biliary scan path of excretion, isotope can be seen in the bile ducts, will show ductal abnormality , if gall bladder is not seen means there is obstruction. At cystic duct that means need surgery , avoid complications.

In brief: For GB function

During gall bladder attack as a small stone get stuck in gb duct completely blocking the out flow.
, then will cause complications, . This could be detected by biliary scan path of excretion, isotope can be seen in the bile ducts, will show ductal abnormality , if gall bladder is not seen means there is obstruction. At cystic duct that means need surgery , avoid complications.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: HIDA scan

Evaluates function of gallbladder. See radiologyinfo.Org.

In brief: HIDA scan

Evaluates function of gallbladder. See radiologyinfo.Org.
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