Cholescintigraphy is the use of radiotracers to assess the anatomy and function of the biliary system and the liver indirectlycurrently this is most commonly performed with tc 99m ida analogs and hepatic ida imaging gave rise to the more common term hida scan after intravenous injection ida radiotracers are taken up by hepatocytes and then excreted into the biliary system. This book is timely and fills a void in the area of cholescintigraphy in nuclear medicine it is true that many articles and papers from symposia on this subject are available but they are all scattered through a volumnous literature dr cox and his colleagues have brought together in an orderly. Cholescintigraphy is highly sensitive and specific for detecting biliary leak nonbile fluid collections are common after surgery and can significantly limit the specificity of anatomic studies in cases of a post cholecystectomy bile leak cholescintigraphy can demonstrate accumulation of activity in the gallbladder fossa with progressive activity in dependent regions commonly the right . This study is aimed to evaluate the role of cholescintigraphy in management of acute acalculous cholecystitisa total of thirty two patients who had presented to the surgical out patient department or referred from in patient department or intensive care
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