What does it mean when a hepatobiliary scan on a 70 year old woman results in a report that the patient was given CCK and an ejection fraction of 4 was obtained which is abnormal?


It may indicate that this patient have digestive problems usually involving pancreas or gallbladder. Cholecystokinin (CCK) will act as stimulation of secretion of digestive biles and enzymes to digest fat and protein. CCK can also reduce the
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This test shows the liver, main bile passage and gallbladder. The Nuclear Medicine technician first injects a small amount of radioactive dye into a vein. The dye collects in the
an echo.
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