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Milk Scan (Gastropulmonary Aspiration Study)

By |2020-01-19T12:01:11+03:00May 12th, 2014|Respiratory system|

The Milk Scan is done to demonstrate the presence of gastroesophageal reflux, its extent in the esophagus and delayed images for evaluation of aspiration. Gastroesophageal scintigraphy is a convenient, tubeless, and accurate technique for detecting gastroesophageal reflux that can be performed rapidly with minimal patient discomfort. The procedure is currently being utilized throughout [...]