Hepatobiliary (IDA Scan)
Demonstrates hepatic perfusion, hepatocyte clearance, hepatic parenchymal transit, biliary excretion and gall bladder function.
Diagnosis of acute cholecystitis
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
Evaluation of extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction
Detection of bile leaks
Evaluation of post-surgical biliary tract
Diagnosis of biliary atresia and other congenital anomalies of the biliary tract
Evaluation of liver transplants
Unexplained pain. RUQ or epigastric
A radiolabelled red blood cell study depicts the amount of perfusion and vascular space within hepatic lesions. Haemangioma are distinguished by their relatively decreased perfusion and increased vascular volume compared to hepatic parenchyma.
Liver/Spleen Colloid Study
Demonstration of phagocyte system.
Assessment of chronic liver disease
Assessment of liver or spleen size and configuration
Diagnosis of focal nodular hyperplasia