milk scan


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milk scan

A colloquial term for radionuclide reflux imaging.
See: imaging
See also: scan
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Diagnostic investigations for GERD included UGI contrast studies in 76.4% of children and milk scan in 51.7% of children.
It is also difficult to know the failure rates of the procedure because UGI contrast studies or milk scan were not routinely performed in the follow-up of the children.
The most common diagnosis among infants was GER, as shown by upper GI study and milk scan. Nevertheless, none of these investigations is the gold standard for diagnosis of GER because negative upper GI result does not rule out pathologic reflux.