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The value of radionuclide scintigraphy in patients with non-visualized gallbladders by oral cholecystography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7296997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study evaluated the clinical usefulness of Tc-99m-PyG cholescintigraphy in patients who had nonvisualization of the gallbladder after OCG. Nineteen patients with non-visualized gallbladder with OCG subsequently had Tc-99m-PyG cholescintigraphy performed. In nine patients the gallbladder visualized, whereas in ten it did not. Statistical analysis of this limited number of patients showed that Tc-99m-PyG cholescintigraphy was able to separate those patients with clinically significant gallbladder disease from those patients without significant gallbladder disease (p less than 0.05).
R C Stadalnik; C J Rosenquist; W L Trudeau; H H Hines
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0363-9762     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  1981 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-01-09     Completed Date:  1982-01-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  519-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Decision Making
Diagnosis, Differential
False Negative Reactions
Gallbladder / radionuclide imaging*
Gallbladder Diseases / radiography,  radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Organotechnetium Compounds*
Pyridoxal / analogs & derivatives*,  diagnostic use
Technetium / diagnostic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glutamates; 0/Organotechnetium Compounds; 0/technetium Tc 99m pyridoxylidene glutamate; 66-72-8/Pyridoxal; 7440-26-8/Technetium

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