What is Ultrasound of gallbladder and liver?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Ultrasound (Sonogram)

Medical sonography (ultrasonography) is an ultrasound-based diagnostic medical imaging technique used to visualize muscles, tendons, and many internal organs, their size, structure and any pathological lesions with real time tomographic images.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 9 3
Pain 4 1
Increase effect of another treatment 3 0
Elevated liver enzymes 1 0
Fluid retention in lower extremities 1 0
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ultrasound of gallbladder and liver

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Ultrasound of gallbladder and liver

Dosage Patients
one time 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Ultrasound of gallbladder and liver

Apr 29, 2009 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

May 27, 2008 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

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