Chronic Cholecystitis tests
Chronic Cholecystitis

Tests could include:

  • An abdominal ultrasound uses sound waves to check a number of conditions. Learn about what ultrasounds are used for and if there are any risks.
  • Abdominal CT scans are used when a doctor suspects that something is be wrong in the abdominal area but can't find the specifics through a physical examination.
  • Oral cholecystogram is an X-ray examination of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located in the upper right-hand side of your abdominal cavity. Your gallbladder stores bile, a fluid that aids digestion. "Oral" refers to the oral medicat...
  • An alkaline phosphatase level test (ALP test) measures the amount of alkaline phosphatase enzyme in your bloodstream. The test requires a simple blood draw and is often a routine part of other blood tests. Abnormal levels of ALP in your blood most...
  • One of the causes of severe abdominal pain is inflammation of the pancreas. A few blood tests can help determine the cause of abdominal pain. Checking amylase and lipase levels can help determine if you have pancreatitis.
  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
  • An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultrasoun...
  • A complete blood count, or CBC, measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and to cancer.
  • ERCP is a test used to look for and treat abnormalities in the pancreas, bile ducts, and gallbladder. ERCP is an abbreviation for “endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.” ERCP is a combination of two different types of tests: ...
  • Your pancreas makes an enzyme called lipase. When you eat, lipase is released into your digestive tract to help your intestines break down the fats in food.
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