Cholescintigraphy for assessing the separation potential of thoracoomphalopagus twins

S. M. Oddo, H. A. Ziessman

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This case report describes the use of cholescintigraphy in the preoperative evaluation of ventrally conjoined twin girls. Sonography and magnetic resonance imaging disclosed an anatomically conjoined heart and a single apparently fused liver. Cholescintigraphy demonstrated that the hepatic system functioned as two independent livers, gallbladders, and biliary drainage systems that were susceptible to separation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-245
Number of pages3
JournalClinical nuclear medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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