Liver Function Tests Part 2

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Liver Function Tests Part 2

Part 2 of LFT's


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    LDH stands for _____ ______________.
  • 2. 
    __________ is an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of lactic acid to pyruvic acid
  • 3. 
    Damage to nearly any tissue can cause ______ to be released into the blood stream, therefore it is not ______ for liver disease.
  • 4. 
    GGTP is markedly elevated in ______ __________.
  • 5. 
    GGTP is present in both ___________ and the _____ _____ epithelium.
  • 6. 
    GGTP is decreased in both hepatoparenchymal and obstructive disease, with higher elevations in obstructive disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    GGTP may be elevated in _____ alcohol abuse, when other enzymes are normal.
  • 8. 
    What does ETOH stand for?
  • 9. 
    AFP stands for _________________.
  • 10. 
    AFP is normally present in ______ concentrations in fetal ____, but present in only minute amounts thereafter.
  • 11. 
    Reappearance of AFP in high concentrations is a strong indicator of hepatocellular carcinoma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    HCC, also known as _______, is a _______ liver cancer.
  • 13. 
    Albumin is a ______ produced by the liver, that maintains the _______ balance within the vessels.
  • 14. 
    Hypoalbuminemia is an increase in albumin levels in the blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A decrease in albumin levels causes _______ to occur.
  • 16. 
    Bilirubin is the byproduct of _____ breakdown and is the predominant _______ in bile.
  • 17. 
    The two forms of bilirubin are _________ or ________ and _________ or ___________.
  • 18. 
    Bilirubin is _______ in the liver.
  • 19. 
    A normal level of total bilirubin rules out any significant ___________ of the __________ function of the liver.
  • 20. 
    ___________ receive bilirubin in its unconjugated or indirect form. The _____ cells then attach a gluconide molecule to the unconjugated, making the bilirubin ______ soluble or conjugated.
  • 21. 
    Increases in direct or indirect bilirubin result in __________.
  • 22. 
    This occurs when RBC's are being destroyed at a rate the liver cannot handle.  This is a result of _________ ____________ bilirubin.
  • 23. 
    When a liver cannot excrete its products due to obstruction such as hepatitis or cirrhosis, is caused by _____ _______ bilirubin.
  • 24. 
    A drop in hematocrit is caused by _______.
  • 25. 
    PT and PTT are used to measure the __________ ability of blood.
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