cholecystogram


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cholecystogram

 [ko″le-sis´to-gram]
a radiograph of the gallbladder.

cho·le·cys·to·gram

(kō'lē-sis'tō-gram),
The radiographic record of gallbladder structure and function obtained by cholecystography.

cho·le·cys·to·gram

(kō'lĕ-sis'tŏ-gram)
The radiographic record of the gallbladder obtained by cholecystography.
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Disease of the gallbladder in patients with normal cholecystograms. Am J Surg.
A cholecystogram was performed to guide insertion of a catheter and wire to cannulate the cystic duct under fluoroscopic guidance.
Prescreening involves interpretation of the gallbladder ultrasound image, oral cholecystogram and plain abdominal radiographs to determine the function of the gallbladder, patency of the cystic duct, precise number of concretions and their components.
(99) However, successful opacification of the Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses was seen in only approximately 5% of drip-infusion cholecystograms. The pearl necklace sign is currently much more reliably seen on heavily T2-weighted, fast spin-echo (FSE) magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography images as a curvilinear arrangement of multiple rounded foci of hyperintense T2 signal within the thickened wall of the gallbladder.
Although hepatic abnormalities have not been associated with ursodiol therapy, liver function tests may be done initially and as needed, according to the patient's clinical circumstances, along with ultrasonography and cholecystograms (Drugs.com, 2011a; McKenry, Tessier, & Hogan, 2005).
Oral cholecystograms were performed in only 24 (48%) of the patients with BL, partly because of lack of a local radiology centre and partly owing to personal problems.