Quantitative biliary dynamics: introduction of a new noninvasive scintigraphic technique.

@article{Krishnamurthy1983QuantitativeBD,
  title={Quantitative biliary dynamics: introduction of a new noninvasive scintigraphic technique.},
  author={Gerbail T. Krishnamurthy and V R Bobba and David B McConnell and Frederick Turner and Mamed Mesgarzadeh and E J Kingston},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={217-23}
}
We used a Tc-99m-labeled hepatobiliary agent to measure the partition of hepatic bile between gallbladder and intestine in sixteen normal patients and nine patients with cholelithiasis. In normal subjects, the fractions of the hepatic bile that flow into the gallbladder and the small intestine were widely variable, with mean values of 69 +/- 7% (s.e.) and… CONTINUE READING