Which lab tests are used to exclude biliary or hepatic disease in small-bowel obstruction (SBO)?

Updated: Apr 28, 2017
  • Author: Mityanand Ramnarine, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Answer

Laboratory tests to exclude biliary or hepatic disease are also needed. They include the following:

  • Phosphate level

  • Creatine kinase level

  • Liver panel: AST, ALT, ALP, and bilirubin levels


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