whole-gut scintigraphy

whole-gut scintigraphy

Imaging A technique in which 2 radiolabeled markers are used to evaluate colonic transit–111InCl3-labeled capsules that disintegrate in the terminal ileum and proximal colon and gastric emptying and small bowel transit–99mTc mixed in a test meal; constipation ↓ GI transit time detected by WGS; diarrhea ↑ transit time
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