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Liver Hemangioma Scan

By |2018-03-15T11:18:16+03:00May 12th, 2014|Hepatobiliary system, Nuclear Medicine|

Liver Hemangioma Scan is used mainly for patients who have had a mass in the liver detected on other imaging, such as ultrasound or computerised tomography (CT). Liver masses are not uncommon and may represent a benign tumour consisting of normal bile producing cells, normal structural liver cells, a combination of both, [...]

Hepatobiliary (HIDA) Cholesintigraphy

By |2018-03-15T11:18:16+03:00May 12th, 2014|Hepatobiliary system, Nuclear Medicine|

This scan is also known as a HIDA scan. Its role is to demonstrate the flow of bile in the body. Bile produced by the liver is stored in the gall bladder and then released on demand through bile ducts into the bowel to aid digestion. This test follows the flow patterns [...]