What is Nuclear Medicine: CCK-Cholescintigraphy?

A Cholescintigraphy is a nuclear medicine procedure to evaluate the health and function of the gallbladder and biliary system.

Who should get this test?

Doctors ordered Cholescintigraphy if you have these indications:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cystic duct obstruction
  • Gallbladder disorders

Is there radiation involved?

Yes. Nuclear Medicine is an imaging test which involves a small amount of radiation to show pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body.

When will I receive my results?

Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.

How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?

Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.

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