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miss maggie
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Joined: Mar 2010

Tracie,

I knew the Hida Scan was done for gallbladder, but didn't realize the scan
also checks the Billary tract. Perhaps your doctor will order a Hida Scan also.
I just did some fast research, and pasting what I have found. Since I had this scan
years ago, I wanted to research again.

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.

Maggie

miss maggie
Posts: 929
Joined: Mar 2010

I wasn't dreaming. I am pasting again this post from me.

Tracie,

I knew the Hida Scan was done for gallbladder, but didn't realize the scan
also checks the Billary tract. Perhaps your doctor will order a Hida Scan also.
I just did some fast research, and pasting what I have found. Since I had this scan
years ago, I wanted to research again.

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.

Maggie

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