Gallbladder, HIDA, Hepatobiliary

How to Prepare for Gallbladder, HIDA, or Hepatobiliary Exams

Please let the technologist know if you:

  • Are pregnant
  • Have had a nuclear medicine scan before
  • Have had a recent barium study or have used x-ray contrast
  • Have any fractures or artificial joints
  • Have any allergies

Prior to Exam

  • Please do not eat or drink anything after midnight prior to your exam.
  • Do not take any pain medication for four (4) hours prior to your exam.