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... No, miknan, I was not given morphine. After the MRI, they just proceeded with the CCK part of the Hida scan. And I FINALLY drove home. ... (3 replies)
... Morphine is sometimes injected during a HIDA scan, although this is not a routine part of the test. This is done when the gallbladder is not filling with bile. Morphine causes contraction of the sphincter of Oddi, which should then cause the bile to back up into the gallbladder and fill it. ... (6 replies)
... The CCK injection part of the HIDA scan is actually morphine being injected. That is why you can't take any pain meds before a HIDA scan. The morphine makes your gall bladder contract! ... (6 replies)

... before they knew the results of the HIDA, that my GB was for sure bad, I had positive murphy signs prior to the test and being thrown into a GB attack during the HIDA is a sure sign you have a bad GB. ... (25 replies)
... astritis. I have also had a CT scan, and it was fine. I have had several ultrasounds and other tests. Finally a couple of weeks ago the doctors told me to have a HIDA scan done, as well as a gastric emptying study. ... (5 replies)
... Just went to the doctor today. My ultrasound came back normal. I also had a CT scan and I have kidney stones. The doctor is still concerned and wants me to have a HIDA scan. ... (4 replies)
... I had my HIDA scan done three weeks ago and ended up having surgery to remove my gall bladder this past friday! ... (2 replies)
... I had my scan today... Went in, got the IV, laid on the table for a while... ... (16 replies)
... ARGH!!! Okay, so I talked to my GI doc today. He said that they were able to see my gallbladder on the hida scan after they injected the morphine. From what I've read, that sounds like chronic cholecystitis. ... (16 replies)
Hida Scan Question
Nov 11, 2003
... My daughter had a hida scan done last week. Her gallbladder showed up but the dye was slow leaving her gallbladder so they gave her morphine in her IV. The dye did not start leaving her gallbladder until the test was almost over with. ... (4 replies)
... could take a long time. Sometimes they will give you morphine to help visualize the gallbladder but you must have driver there with you. Did they give you morphine? ... (3 replies)
... more so than the last guy who absolutely REFUSED to order a HIDA scan for me. One of my girlfriends believes that now that I'm in a PPO and not an HMO, I will have more luck getting tests. I hope she's right! I'm ready..... ... (19 replies)
... Hey Cat! I'm a Nuclear Med Tech, and I perform a quite a few HIDA scans, as a matter of fact, I'm doing one today w/out the CCK. There are several different reasons they would hold the CCK. One of them could be that they just wanted to check your bile ducts to see if they are emptying correctly, and wasn't interested in the EF % part of it. Another could be that you were on... (3 replies)
... We talked about the use of morphine during the procedure. ... (25 replies)
... We talked about the use of morphine during the procedure. ... (8 replies)
... because I didn't have to wait as long as I thought I would have to. Surgery went fine, I ended up staying over night because I was in some pain and they gave me morphine all night. ... (22 replies)
... Apparentely, once they inject the morphine, it contracts the sphincter going from the gallbladder to the intestines. So injecting the CCK after that is contraindicated because they have blocked the exit from the gallbladder. The good news is that I have an appointment with the surgeon tomorrow. I had a protein bar today... I'll pay for it, but it's nutrition at least. ... (16 replies)
... I dont understand how he can just dismiss you like that!! Is it normal to have to inject morphine to see the gallbladder? ... (16 replies)
... I'm not sure how to go about the email thing either. I had the traditional hida scan where they inject the dye into you intravenously.. after 2 hours my gb still did not fill up. ... (7 replies)
... t it said that they saw the gallbladder and it filled up fine. But I found a website which was designed for radiologists which basically describes how to read a HIDA scan, and it cautions against a particular pitfall in which accumulation of bile in the small intestine can look like a large gallbladder. ... (27 replies)

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