cholecystography


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cholecystography

[‚kō·lə‚si′stäg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
Radiography of the gallbladder following injection or ingestion of a radiopaque substance excreted in bile. Also known as Graham-Cole test.
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Cholecystokinin cholecystography. Controlled evaluation in the diagnosis and management of patients with possible acalculous gallbladder disease.
Your doctor can clinch the diagnosis with various kinds of scan, including ultrasound scanning, X-ray oral cholecystography, ERPC (an endoscopic X-ray procedure, which may also be used for treatment), or a cholangiography.
A variety of methods have been used since then, including oral cholecystography, sonography, percutaneous and intravenous cholangiography, HIDA scans, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and computed tomography.
All the patients with evidence of BL at the ultrasonography examination were invited to undergo oral cholecystography in order to confirm the diagnosis and obtain information on the characteristics of the stones.
Another test, called cholecystography, requires the patient to swallow pills containing dyes.