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Clinical Procedures

X-Ray 1. lower gastrointestinal series (barium enema) 2. upper gastrointestinal series 3. Cholangiography 4. compoted tomography (CT SCAN)
Ultrasound Examination abdominal ultrasoundography
magnetic resonance technique magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
radionuclide studies liver scan
gastric bypass reduces stomach size
gastrointestinal endoscopy visualization of the gastrointestinal tract
liver biopsy removal of the liver tissue
nasogastric intubation insertion of a tube thru the nose ; into the stomach
paracicentesis (abdominocentesis) puncture to remove fluid from abdomen
Created by: mellisaboodoo