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Gastrointestinal bleeding scan

Gastrointestinal bleeding scan

Gastrointestinal bleeding scan: A gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding scan is a nuclear imaging technique used to examine the source of GI bleeding; radioactive-labeled red blood cells are administered intravenously and followed by a special camera that detects radioactivity emitted from the red blood cells.

Gastrointestinal bleeding scan: Other Names

Other names for Gastrointestinal bleeding scan include:

  • GI scintigraphy
  • Abdominal scintigraphy

Diseases Associated with Gastrointestinal bleeding scan

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Gastrointestinal bleeding scan:

Basic Information: Gastrointestinal bleeding scan

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Gastrointestinal bleeding scan' may be involved.

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