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Surgical Specialities & Procedures-General Surgery
A hernia that occurs within Hesselbach's triangle & does not have a sac is called a/an ______ hernia.
The defect in an inguinal hernia occurs in the _____ muscle.
Which of the following is a type of oblique incision?
A hemolytic disease of the newborn is known is called:
All of the following are intestinal instruments EXCEPT:
The instrument used for common duct exploration during an open cholecystectomy is:
The incision commonly used for an appendectomy is:
Glisson's capsule is the:
External covering the liver
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is performed to:
Visualize biliary & pancreatic tracts
What can be accomplished when positioning the patient for a thyroidectomy to facilitate exposure of the surgical site?
Rolled sheet placed under shoulders
A Sengstaken-Blakemore tube is used when treating:
Omental flaps, falciform ligament, or Gerota's fascia flaps may be used to:
Control liver hemorrhage
If the surgeon's preference card listed a Bookwalter or Omnitract, what type of instrument would be used?
The procedure performed for decompression of the cecum due to colonic obstruction is:
Pancreaticojejunostomy is performed for:
The incision used for splenectomy is:
A Silverman biopsy needle is used for a/an _____ biopsy.
A cholelithotripsy is performed to fragment:
Choledochotomy is performed to:
Drain the common bile duct
The incision for a resection of the sigmoid colon is a/an:
A thoracoabdominal incision is used when performing a/an:
Open hiatal hernia repair
A type of deep retractor commonly used during an open cholecystectomy is a/an:
The procedure for a lower rectal malignancy that requires an abdominal & rectal incision is:
Another name for a partial gastrectomy is:
At the completion of the anastomosis of an intestine, the instrument used on the bowel are placed:
In separate basin
What other procedure is performed with a vagotomy?
The type of ostomy established when a total colectomy is performed is:
Another name for Whipple's procedure is:
The procedure performed to correct pyloric stenosis in the newborn is:
The instrument commonly used to provide traction on the gallbladder during an open cholecystectomy is:
A purse-string suture is placed in the cecal serosa for an appendectomy to:
Invert the appendiceal stump
The Heller procedure is performed to correct:
The procedure to correct intrahepatic obstruction is:
A forceps commonly used to removed gallstones from the common bile duct during an open cholecystectomy is:
During an appendectomy, the structure that must be dissected free from its attachment to the cecum is called the ______.
During a thyroidectomy, the nerve that must be preserved is the:
During a mastectomy, which irrigating solution is used on the muscle layer due to its hypotonic properties?
A left subcostal incision indicated surgery of the:
An irreducible hernia is which of abdominal contents have become necrotic is called:
Tetany is a possible postoperative complication following a/an:
Splenectomy is indicated for all of the following EXCEPT:
The instrument used to grasp the appendix during an open appendectomy is:
The structures that must be ligated prior to removal of the gallbladder are the:
Cystic artery; cystic duct
A Meckle's diverticulum occurs on the:
The organ that often sustains an incidental injury during a transverse colectomy is the:
During a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, the instrument used to grasp the upper portion of the fundus of the stomach is:
The laparoscope with attached video camera is inserted through the ______ port during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
During a laparoscopic appendectomy, what instrument is commonly used to dissect free the appendix from its attachement to the mesoappendix?
Endoscopic linear stapler
During a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, the size of the laterally placed trocars is:
What type of hernia is a combination of direct & indirect inguinal hernia?