What is the role of cholescintigraphy in the workup of carcinoma of the gallbladder?

Updated: Apr 12, 2018
  • Author: Gregory M Szarnecki, MD; Chief Editor: John Karani, MBBS, FRCR  more...
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Nonopacification of the GB on cholescintigraphy with technetium-99m (99mTc) iminodiacetic acid analogue scanning is a nonspecific sign that indicates the possibility of carcinoma. This modality is not commonly used, having generally been replaced by US.


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