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Gastric emptying scan: How to prepare

Gastric emptying scan: How to prepare
Abstract

This handout explains a gastric emptying scan (GES), a nuclear medicine exam that identifies abnormalities related to emptying of the stomach. It includes how to prepare for the scan, how the scan works, how it is done, what the patient may feel during the scan, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
03/2017
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Radiology
Stomach
Languages
English
Record ID
3145