Davi-Ellen Chabner; The Language of Medicine; ANZ Edition; Chapter 5; Digestive System; Abbreviations

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alk phos; ALP
alkaline phosphatase
ALT
alanine transaminase,
alanine aminotransferase
AST
aspartate transaminase,
aspartate aminotransferase
BE
barium enema
BRBPR
bright red blood per rectum
BM
bowel movement
CT
computed tomography
ERCP
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
GB
gallbladder
GORD
gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
GI
gastrointestinal
HBV
hepatitis B visus
IBD
inflammatory bowel disease
IBS
irritable bowel syndrome
LFTs
liver function tests
RI
magnetic reasonance imaging
NBM
nil by mouth
NG tube
nasogastric tube
NPO
non per os = nothing by mouth
OGD
oesophagogastroduodenoscopy
PEG tube
percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube
PEJ tube
percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube
PTHC
percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
PR
per rectum
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
SGOT
serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
SGPT
serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase
TPN
total parenteral nutrition