Harvey A. Ziessman

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This consensus statement from the members of the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society and the Society of Nuclear Medicine recommends a standardized method for measuring gastric emptying (GE) by scintigraphy. A low-fat, egg-white meal with imaging at 0, 1, 2, and 4 h after meal ingestion, as described by a published multicenter protocol,(More)
The purpose of this guideline is to assist nuclear medicine practitioners in recommending, performing, interpreting , and reporting the results of gastric-emptying and motility studies in adults. Radionuclide studies of gastric emptying and motility are the most comprehensive and physiologic studies of gastric motor function available. The studies are(More)
CE credit: For CE credit, you can access the test for this article, as well as additional JNMT CE tests, online at https://www.snmmilearningcenter.org. Complete the test online no later than December 2016. Your online test will be scored immediately. You may make 3 attempts to pass the test and must answer 80% of the questions correctly to receive 1.0 CEH(More)
OBJECT Baclofen pump infusion systems are used for the treatment of patients with severe spasticity. When symptoms do not respond to infusion rate increases, the cause may be pump malfunction or catheter obstruction. The purpose of this investigation was to review the authors' experience with indium-111 diethylene-triamine-pentaacetic acid (In-111 DTPA)(More)
Chronic acalculous gallbladder and chronic acalculous biliary disease are considered functional hepatobiliary diseases. Cholescintigraphy provides physiologic imaging of biliary drainage, making it ideally suited for their noninvasive diagnosis. For chronic acalculous gallbladder disease, calculation of a gallbladder ejection fraction during sincalide(More)
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