1. Fichter, Jeannine L. BSN, RN, CGRN, CAPA

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1. Impaired intestinal absorption of nutrients


6. Otherwise known as hyperalimentation


7. Sampling of mass and node tissue for cytological examination


9. Gastric cells that secrete pepsinogens


11. Viewing the gallbladder and bile ducts via the use of contrast media


14. Chronic form of malabsorption of glucose, fats, and vitamins in the small intestine


15. Portion of stomach that extends to pylorus


18. Three times per day


20. Transesophageal echocardiogram (abbr.)


21. Fragmenting gall stones or biliary stones via shock waves


22. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (abbr.)


23. I secrete hydrochloric acid.


25. Inflammation of the bile ducts often associated with choledocholithiasis


27. An abnormal closed sac formation filled with fluid or semifluid material


28. A review of documentation for the purpose of determining whether or not specific objectives were met


32. A three-lumen esophageal-gastric tamponade tube void of an esophageal balloon


34. Type of anemia that may be associated with atrophic gastritis or gastric atrophy


37. A high level disinfectant for cleaning endoscopes


39. Type of brush used during an endoscopy procedure to obtain microscopic specimens


41. Familial syndrome marked by multiple adenomatous colon polyps and mandibular osteomas


42. The purpose of using this type of a biopsy forcep is to obtain microscopic specimens


43. Type of stress ulcer associated with intracranial trauma


44. The main pancreatic duct


46. Type of diverticulum resulting from incomplete separation of the fetal gut from the yolk sac


48. Bleeding time is a measurement used to assess my function with regard to clotting.


50. Primary site of absorption of vitamin B12 and bile acids


52. Excessive amounts of fat in the feces


55. Opposite of old


56. Surgical procedure for pancreatic cancer



1. A mercury-filled esophageal dilator with a conical tip


2. Suspensory muscle of the duodenum at its junction with the jejunum


3. A flexible, cylindrical, slender instrument used for esophageal dilations


4. A hypothesis with no relationship between variables


5. This type of laser therapy is not visible and carries a risk of damage to the eyes.


6. To litigate


8. The hepatic artery, the portal vein, and bile duct is known collectively as the portal ______.


9. My signs and symptoms include weight loss, anorexia, abdominal pain, jaundice, and bruising.


10. A common surgical procedure used to treat gastroesophageal reflux


11. Endoscopic exam of the large bowel


12. Intractable constipation


13. ______ of Langerhans comprises the endocrine portion of the pancreas.


16. A mucosal tear at the GE junction associated with forceful vomiting


17. Semiliquid combination of food and digestive juices found in the stomach


19. The meaning of O in the term NPO


24. May be bipolar or monopolar and is used to produce hemostasis


26. Meckel's diverticulum results from incomplete separation of the fetal ____ from the yolk sac.


29. The purpose of using nasoenteric tubes during intestinal obstruction


30. Cystic ______ is frequently diagnosed in the first year of life and may have pulmonary and pancreatic involvement.


31. A desired outcome that should reflect the mission statement of an organization


33. Opposite of far


35. Upper gastrointestinal (abbr.)


36. Duodenal glands that contain both mucous cells and serous secretary cells


38. The technique for placing a gastrostomy tube


40. The cell-free portion of blood


42. The most common test for the detection of occult blood in the feces


45. The proximal two fifths of the small bowel


47. I am the functional unit of all living organisms.


49. A concentration of foreign material found in the stomach that may be made of hair, vegetable, and/or plant matter


51. Position used for patient during an ERCP


53. This sphincter regulates the flow of bile and pancreatic juices into the intestine.


54. The most specific test used to detect pancreatic cancer



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