Gallbladder disease can be seen on a cholangiogram. Radio-opaque dye is used to enhance the x-ray. Here, multiple stones are present in the gallbladder (cholelithiasis). For most patients, ultrasound has replaced these older x-ray dye tests for imaging the gallbladder.
Review Date: 2/19/2016
Reviewed By: Subodh K. Lal, MD, Gastroenterologist with Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.