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 8 2
Increase effect of another treatment 3 0
Pain 3 0
Elevated liver enzymes 1 0
Fluid retention in lower extremities 1 0
NASH (Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis) 1 0

  • 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 1

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

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
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 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Ultrasound of gallbladder and liver

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Sagen
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
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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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