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LFT
Liver funciton test.

Test for the presence of enzymes and bilirubin in serum
Stool culture
Test for microorganisms present in stool
Stool guaiac;
Hemoccult test
Detection of blood in feces. (hidden blood)
lower gastrointestinal series BE
X-ray images of the colon and rectum after injecting barium into the rectum.
upper gastrointestinal series
X-ray images of the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine after administering barium by mouth.
cholangiography
X-ray examination ofthe biliary system after injecting contrast into the bile ducts.
CT, computed tomography scan
X-ray series showing cross-sectional images of internal organs allowing visualization.
abdominal ultrasonography
sound waves beamed into the abdomen, produce an image of abdominal viscera.
magnetic resonance imaging MRI
Magnetic and radio waves produce images of organs and tissues in all three planes of the body.
liver scan
Image of the liver after injecting radioactive material into the blood stream.
gastric bypass
Reducing the size of the stomach and diverting food to the jejunum. (gastrojejunostomy).
gastrointestinal endoscopy
Visual examination of the gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope.
liver biopsy
Removal of liver tissue followed by microscopic visualization.
nasogastric intubation
Insertion of a tube through the nose into the stomach.
paracentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen.
alk phos
alkaline phosphatase...a LFT
ALT,
AST
alanine transaminase
aspartate transaminase
enzyme tests of liver function
BE
barium Enema
BRBPR
bright red blood per rectum;
hematochezia
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,serum bilirubin , AST,ALT
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
NG tube
nasogastric tube
NPO
nothing by mouth
PEG tube
percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (feeding tube)
PEJ tube
percutaneous endoscopic juejunostomy tube (feeding tube)
PTHC
percutaneous transphetic cholangiography
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
SGOT; SGPT
enzyme test of liver function.
AST, ALT
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
T tube
tube placed in the biliary tract for drainage