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Digestive Disorders

HIDA Scan Results

02/24/2009

Question:

I had a HIDA scan done with CCK. If I don`t eat well would that make my percentage at 21.8% or does it matter? Thanks.

Answer:

CCK causes contraction of the gallbladder and "simulates" Therefore, if you were infused with CCK it's basically "simulating" with a medication what normally happens when a person eats.

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Response by:

Julia Gore Thornton, MD Julia Gore Thornton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University