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1
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What is the Child-Pugh score

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An estimation of cirrhosis severity, rating A being safest, C being worst

2
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What is the Stanford classification used for?

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The aortic dissection

3
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What is CEA?

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A tumor marker used to monitor the progress of cancer treatments

4
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What is a Double balloon enteroscopy?

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Double balloon enteroscopy allows doctors to directly inspect and treat disorders of the small intestine, they are for the deeper and obscure looks

5
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What is the Glasco Blatchford score? (GBS)

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A score used for assessment pre-endoscopy of patients with UGI bleeding

6
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What Is Pleuricy?

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An inflammation of the pleura that causes a sharp pain during breathing/during inspiration

7
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What is Ulcerative colitis?

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Inflammation of colon