Hepatobiliary scanning in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis.


Two hundred seventy-one consecutive hepatobiliary scans (HBS) using technetium Tc 99m iprofenin (Pipida [Sn]) were obtained to evaluate abdominal pain. The material (5 to 10 mCi) was injected and standard anterior and lateral scintographic images were obtained during a one-hour period. An abnormal scan was defined as one in which the gallbladder failed to… (More)


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