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GI CK 2

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mikenakhla's version from 2016-05-19 21:34

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• Very high amylase in pleural fluid in an alcoholic, think thisesophageal rupture (boerhaave)
• Treatment options for hepatic encephalopathylactulose and rifaximin
• Methanol intoxication can cause ___. Ethylene glycol intoxication can cause ___blindness, renal failure, you see envelope shaped calcium oxalate crystals
• Evaluating oropharyngeal dysphagia vs esophageal dysphagia?videofluoroscopic modified barium swallow, upper GI endoscopy/motility studies
• Carcinoid syndrome can lead to which vitamin deficiency?niacin, because you use up all the tryptophan to make serotonin and can't make niacin
• Uniformly distended, gas filled loops of both small and large intestines following surgery or abdominal hemorrhageparalytic ileus
• Stepwise treatment for ascites?sodium/water restriction, spironolactone, loop diuretic, frequent abdominal paracentesis as long as renal function is okay
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