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Gastric intestinal bleed scan: How to prepare and what to expect

Gastric intestinal bleed scan: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains a gastric intestinal bleed scan (GI scan), an exam using radioactive materials to help doctors find the site of the GI bleed. It includes how to prepare for the scan, how the scan works, how it is performed, 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
03/2018
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Stomach
Radiology
Intestines
Languages
English
Record ID
3146