Use of morphine cholescintigraphy in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis in critically ill patients

To determine the efficacy of morphine enhanced radionuclide cholescintigraphy (MC) in the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis (AC) in critically ill patients. Retrospective chart review. 2 university hospitals Records of all ICU patients who underwent MC as part of an evaluation for AC over an 8 year period were reviewed (n=45). All patients initially had… CONTINUE READING