Quantitative cholescintigraphy with fatty meal in the diagnosis of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction and acalculous cholecystopathy.
- Sampath Santhosh,
- Bhagwant Rai Mittal,
- Sasikumar Arun,
- Ashwani Sood,
- Anish Bhattacharya,
- Rakesh Kochhar
Indian J Gastroenterol 2012 Jul 2;31(4):186-90. Epub 2012 Sep 2.
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India.
To evaluate the role of quantitative cholescintigraphy with fatty meal in the management of biliary dyskinesia and to describe the findings according to Sostre score (SS) criteria in patients with gallbladder (GB) in-situ and biliary pain. We performed a retrospective analysis of the hepatobiliary (HIDA) studies (n = 35) performed for evaluation of biliary dyskinesia either due to biliary pain, opioid induced sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (SOD), recurrent pancreatitis (RP) or post cholecystectomy syndrome (PCS). Gallbladder ejection fraction (GBEF) was calculated from the post fatty meal HIDA images (excluding PCS patients). Read More