Terms You MIGHT Not Know

Short Bowel (Gut) Syndrome
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_bowel_syndrome

 

Gastrointestinal Tract (GI Tract)
http://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Gut

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Small Intestine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_intestine

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Gastric Feeding tube (G-Tube) -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feeding_tube

 

PICC Line
http://www.thefurrymonkey.co.uk/picc.htm

 

Bilirubin (2 types; total and direct)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bilirubin

 

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_parenteral_nutrition

 

Omegaven
http://grey.colorado.edu/shortgut/index.php/Omegaven

 

Menhaden Fish (Fish oil used in Omegaven)
http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=1592

 

Investigational New Drug (IND)
http://www.fda.gov/Cder/regulatory/applications/ind_page_1.htm

 

STEP Procedure (NA for Nora)
http://www.childrenshospital.org/cfapps/step/index.cfm

 

Complete Blood Count (CBC)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complete_blood_count

 

Cholestasis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholestasis

 

C-Reactive Protein (CRP)
A general indicator of inflammation, Infections, and disease — this should be monitored often! By monitoring the CRP you can often catch a line infection before symptoms like fever appear. More info…  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C-reactive_protein

 

 



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