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Has anyone with all the symptoms of gallbladder disease and a high ejection fraction on the HIDA scan (80% in 30 min, in my case), successfully found a surgeon who would remove your gallbladder? I'm miserably sick and my gastroenterologist, looking at my HIDA scan results, stated flat-out that there's no such thing as an ejection fraction that's too high - I'm a professional researcher and I know that this is simply wrong, with medical studies, however limited, to back that up. I need a surgeon and/or gastroenterologist in the NYC area (anywhere in the tristate area considered!) who recognizes that there is such a thing as hyperkinetic/hyperactive gallbladder and will help me. Can anyone offer specific suggestions? Thank you so much in advance!!!

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Hi there.  Unfortunately, mine was not removed on the basis of being hyperkinetic.  So many tests came back negative, and a HIDA scan showed 87% EF.  A surgeon I went to said that didn't matter, and the higher the better.  But he saw what looked like wall inflammation on his ultrasound.  So I had it removed.  Final pathology note? Chronic cholecystitis.  Yet all the tests up until then said I was fine.

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