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Amylase and lipase tests

Tests for the level of amylase and lipase enzymes in the blood

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Liver unction tests (LFT's)

Tests for the presence of enzymes and bilirubin in the blood

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Stool culture

Tests for microorganism a present in feces

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Stool guaiac test or Hemoccult test

Test to detect occult (hidden) blood in feces

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Lower gastrointestinal series ( barium enema)

X-Ray images of the colon and texting obtained after injection of barium into the rectum

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Upper gastrointestinal series

X-Ray images of the esophagus, stomach and small intestine obtained after administering barium by mouth

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Cholangiography

C-Ray examination of the biliary system performed after injection of contrast into the bile ducts

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Computed tomography

A series of x-Ray images are taken in multiple views

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CT scan

Uses circular array of X-ray beans to produce the cross sectional image based in differences in tissue densities

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Tomography

Produced a series of X-ray pictures showing multiple views of of an organ

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Abdominal ultrasonography

Sound waves beamed into the abdomen produce and image of abdominal viscera

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Endoscopic ultrasonography

Use of an endoscope combines with ultrasound to examine the organs of the gastrointestinal tract

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Magnetic resonance imaging

Magnetic waves produce images of organs and tissues in all three planes of the body

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HIDA scan

Radioactive imaging procedure that tracks the production and flow of the bike from the liver and gallbladder to the intestines

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Gastric bypass or bariatric or surgery

Reducing the size of the stomach and diverting food to the jejunum

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Gastrointestinal endoscopy

Visual examination of the gastrointestinal tract using an endoscope

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Laparoscopy

Visual examination of the abdomen with a karate ole inserted through small incisions in the abdomen

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Liver biopsy

Removal of the liver tissue for microscopic examination

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Nasogastric intubation

Insertion of a tube through the nose into the stomach

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Paracentesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen