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SGPT Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase (enzyme test of liver function)
SGOT Serum Glutamic-Oxaloacetic Transaminase (enzyme test of liver function)
alk phos alkaline phosphatase(enzyme test of liver function)
ALT Alanine Transaminase(enzyme test of liver function)
AST Aspartate Transaminase(enzyme test of liver function)
BE Barium Enemia
BRBRP Bright Red Blood Per Rectum (Hematochezia)
BM Bowel Movement
CT scan Computed Tomography Scan
EGD Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (contrast the medium is injected via catheter through the mouth, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, and then into the bile ducts)
GB Gallbladder
GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
GI Gastrointestinal
HBV Hepatitis B Virus
IBD inflammatory bowel disease
LFT liver function test (test for the prensence of enzymes and bilirubin in serum
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NG tube nasogastric tube (used to remove fluid postoperativly and to obtain gastric and intestinal contents for examination
PEG tube percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (feeding tube)
PJG tube percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube (feeding tube)
PTHC percutaneous transhepatic chongiography (the contrast medium enters via needle through the abdominal wall into the liver)
PUD peptic ulcer disease
TPN total Parenteral nutrition ( an intravenous solution contains sugar (dextrose), protreins (amino acids), electrolytes (sodium, potasium, chloride), and vitamins
T tube tube placed in the biliary tract for drainage
Created by: medstud