Functional

Released on 23/11/2015

Key Learning Points

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Diagnostic imaging of acute abdominal pain in adults
  • Evaluation of right upper quadrant pain
  • Functional Gallbladder Disorder
  • HIDA Scan
  • Murphy's sign
  • Preparation for a HIDA scan
  • Rome III Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

References

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10. Rome III Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Available from: http://www.romecriteria.org/assets/pdf/19_RomeIII_apA_885-898.pdf
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12. RICHMOND BK, DIBAISE J, ZIESSMAN H. Utilization of cholecystokinin cholescintigraphy in clinical practice. J Am Coll Surg [online] 2013 Aug, 217(2):317-23 [viewed 15 November 2015] Available from: doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.02.034
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