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Dig abbreviation

Digestive abbreviations

alk phos alkaline phosphatase
ALT (SGPT) alanine transaminase
AST (SGOT) aspartate transaminase
BE barium enema
BRBPR bright red blood through rectum
BM bowel movement
CT scan computed tomography
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
GB gallbladder
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI gastrointestinal
HBV hepatitis B virus
IBD inflammatory bowel disease
LFTs liver function tests; alk phos, bilirubin, AST (SGOT), ALT (SGPT)
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NG tube nasogastric tube
NPO nothing by mouth
PEG tube percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
PEJ tube percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube
PTCH percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
PUD peptic ulcer disease
TPN total parenteral nutrition
T tube tube placed in the biliary tract for drainage
Created by: mdbley