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The initial diagnostic imaging of choice in patients with suspected acute cholecystitis is gallbladder ultrasound, with HIDA scan being used if the former has equivocal findings.
of cases (total 40) Idiopathic neonatal hepatits 20 CMV hepatitis 06 PFIC 03 PILBD 03 Choledochal cyst 02 Galactosemia 02 Tyrosinemia 02 Sepsis 02 Table 3: Triangular cord sign in BA and non BA group Biliary Atresia Non biliary atresia Triangular cord sign group (n=25) group (n=40) TC sign >4mm 20 01 TC sign <4mm 05 39 Table 4: HIDA scan in BA and non BA group Biliary atresia Non biliary atresia HIDA Scan group (n=25) group (n=40) Non-excretory (positive) 25 16 Excretory (negative) 0 24 Table 5: correlation of fibrosis score with TC sign Fibrosis score TC sign >4 mm TC sign <4mm Fibrosis score >3 18 01 Fibrosis score <3 02 04
Repeat HIDA scan of the patient showed complete excretion of the dye, (Figure-2).
Those patients who developed postoperative problems were assessed clinically and by different investigations like LFT, Ultrasound abdomen, HIDA scan and CT scan abdomen to find out the cause.
Your pain can be due to your back problems such as nerves being pinched, so you may need X-ray or HIDA scan.