Adv.MedT.Ch6.DigestiveSystem.Abbrev

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  1. TPN
    Total Parenteral Nutrition

    Intravenous injection of nutrition.
  2. PUD
    Peptic Ulcer Disease

    H. pylori causes this condition.
  3. EGD
    Esophagoduodenoscopy

    Endoscopic visualization of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
  4. IBD
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    This general condition includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
  5. BE
    Barium Enema

    This is low gastrointestinal series.
  6. BRBPR
    Bright Red Blood Per Rectum

    Hematochezia describes this gastrointestinal symptom.
  7. LFTs
    Liver Function Tests

    Tests such as measurement of ALT, AST, alk phos, and serum bilirubin.
  8. GERD
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Heartburn is a symptom of this condition.
  9. HBV
    Hepatitis B Virus

    This infectious agent causes chronic inflammation of the liver.
  10. CT
    Computed Tomography

    X-ray procedure that produces a series of cross-sectional images.

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