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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 (choleolithiasis). For most patients, ultrasound has replaced these older x-ray dye tests for imaging the gallbladder.
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.