May 08, 2011 - 10:51 am
I knew the Hida Scan was done for gallbladder, but didn't realize the scan
HIDA imaging is done by a nuclear scanner, which takes pictures of the patient's biliary tract over the course of about two hours. The images are then examined by a radiologist, who interprets the results. It is generally a very safe test and is well tolerated by most patients. Usually, HIDA scans a...
Tracie, I had no problem doing the scan, and had no side effects. Good luck.