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Alk, phos

Alkaline phosphatese

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Alt, sat

Alanine transaminase aspartate transaminase- enzymes measured to evaluate liver function

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BE

Barium enema

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BM

Bowel movement

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BRBPR

Bright red Blood per rectum, hematochezia

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CT

Computed tomography

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EGE

Esphagogastroduodenoscopy

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ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatpgraphy

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EUS

Endoscopic ultrasonography

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FOBT

Fecal occult blood test

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G- tube

Gastrostomy tube also called a stomach tube peg tube used to introduce nutrients into stomach after insertion through the abdominal wall with laparoscopic instruments

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GB

Gallbladder

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GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

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GI

Gastrointestinal

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HBV

Hepatitis b virus

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IBD

Inflammatory bowel disease ( crown disease and ulcerative colitis)

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LAC

Laparoscopic assisted colectomy

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LFTs

Liver function tests, alk phos, bilirubin, ast, alt

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

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NG TUBE

Nasogastric tube

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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PEG TUBE

Percutaneous endoscopic Gastrostomy tube feeding tube

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PEJ TUBE

Per cutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube feeding tube

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PTHC

Per cutaneous Transhepatic cholangiography

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PUD

Peptic ulcer disease

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TPN

Total parental nutrition

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T tube

Tube placed in yhe bile duct for drainage into small pouch outside the body