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Biliary scintigraphy with DISIDA. A simpler way of showing bile duct patency in suspected biliary atresia.
  1. M C Dick,
  2. A P Mowat

    Abstract

    99mTC-diisopropyl iminodiacetic acid (DISIDA) scintigraphy after oral phenobarbitone treatment accurately indicated bile duct patency or obstruction in 28 of 32 (87%) infants, aged less than 12 weeks, with suspected biliary atresia. This investigation is more rapid than and as accurate as the 131I Rose-Bengal faecal excretion test.

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