: A rare metal with the atomic weight of 69. There are several isotopic forms of gallium
that differ from it in atomic weight. One is gallium
-68 which is produced by cyclotrons and emits ...
Scan Movie This .mov animation file (338k) will ... Download QuickTime for Macintosh ... A gallium
scan is a nuclear medicine examination using a radioactive material ( gallium
) to look for areas of hidden infection in the ...
... ... gall bladder (GAWL-blad-er) The pear-shaped organ found below the liver . Bile is concentrated and stored in the gall bladder . gallium
nitrate ... Gall bladder attacks usually follow a meal of rich, high- fat foods . The attacks often occur in the middle of the night, ...
... vomiting . gallbladder (GAWL-blad-er) The pear-shaped organ found below the liver . Bile is concentrated and stored in the gallbladder . gallium
nitrate ... gallbladder problems not enough digestion enzyme s stomach surgery ( gastrectomy ) problems with the small intestine ...
... . Used as treatment for hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood ) and for cancer that has spread to the bone (bone metastases). gallium
scan ... These include an underactive thyroid ( hypothyroidism ), a genetic disorder of iron overload ( hemochromatosis ) or excessive blood ...
Lung needle biopsy
... - lung needle biopsy How the test is performed: Text Continued Below ... Lung Needle Biopsy Lung Needle Biopsy Culture Lung Scan (Lung gallium
(Ga.) Scan) Lung Sounds ( Breath Sounds ) Lung Surgery ... Chest X-ray Chest CT scan Cytologic studies of pleura l fluid or sputum ...