General Surgery

  1. A hernia that occurs within Hesselbach's triangle & does not have a sac is called a/an ______ hernia.
  2. The defect in an inguinal hernia occurs in the _____ muscle.
  3. Which of the following is a type of oblique incision?
  4. A hemolytic disease of the newborn is known is called:
    Erythroblastosis fetalis
  5. All of the following are intestinal instruments EXCEPT:
    Heaney forceps
  6. The instrument used for common duct exploration during an open cholecystectomy is:
    Bakes dilator
  7. The incision commonly used for an appendectomy is:
  8. Glisson's capsule is the:
    External covering the liver
  9. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is performed to:
    Visualize biliary & pancreatic tracts
  10. What can be accomplished when positioning the patient for a thyroidectomy to facilitate exposure of the surgical site?
    Rolled sheet placed under shoulders
  11. A Sengstaken-Blakemore tube is used when treating:
    Esophageal varices
  12. Omental flaps, falciform ligament, or Gerota's fascia flaps may be used to:
    Control liver hemorrhage
  13. If the surgeon's preference card listed a Bookwalter or Omnitract, what type of instrument would be used?
    Self-retaining retractor
  14. The procedure performed for decompression of the cecum due to colonic obstruction is:
  15. Pancreaticojejunostomy is performed for:
    Pancreatic pseudocysts
  16. The incision used for splenectomy is:
  17. A Silverman biopsy needle is used for a/an _____ biopsy.
  18. A cholelithotripsy is performed to fragment:
  19. Choledochotomy is performed to:
    Drain the common bile duct
  20. The incision for a resection of the sigmoid colon is a/an:
  21. A thoracoabdominal incision is used when performing a/an:
    Open hiatal hernia repair
  22. A type of deep retractor commonly used during an open cholecystectomy is a/an:
  23. The procedure for a lower rectal malignancy that requires an abdominal & rectal incision is:
    Abdominoperineal resection
  24. Another name for a partial gastrectomy is:
    Billroth I
  25. At the completion of the anastomosis of an intestine, the instrument used on the bowel are placed:
    In separate basin
  26. What other procedure is performed with a vagotomy?
  27. The type of ostomy established when a total colectomy is performed is:
  28. Another name for Whipple's procedure is:
  29. The procedure performed to correct pyloric stenosis in the newborn is:
  30. The instrument commonly used to provide traction on the gallbladder during an open cholecystectomy is:
    Pean forceps
  31. A purse-string suture is placed in the cecal serosa for an appendectomy to:
    Invert the appendiceal stump
  32. The Heller procedure is performed to correct:
    Esophageal obstruction
  33. The procedure to correct intrahepatic obstruction is:
    Portacaval shunt
  34. A forceps commonly used to removed gallstones from the common bile duct during an open cholecystectomy is:
  35. During an appendectomy, the structure that must be dissected free from its attachment to the cecum is called the ______.
  36. During a thyroidectomy, the nerve that must be preserved is the:
    Recurrent laryngeal
  37. During a mastectomy, which irrigating solution is used on the muscle layer due to its hypotonic properties?
    Sterile water
  38. A left subcostal incision indicated surgery of the:
  39. An irreducible hernia is which of abdominal contents have become necrotic is called:
  40. Tetany is a possible postoperative complication following a/an:
  41. Splenectomy is indicated for all of the following EXCEPT:
    Biliary obstruction
  42. The instrument used to grasp the appendix during an open appendectomy is:
    Babcock forceps
  43. The structures that must be ligated prior to removal of the gallbladder are the:
    Cystic artery; cystic duct
  44. A Meckle's diverticulum occurs on the:
    Distal ileum
  45. The organ that often sustains an incidental injury during a transverse colectomy is the:
  46. During a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication, the instrument used to grasp the upper portion of the fundus of the stomach is:
  47. The laparoscope with attached video camera is inserted through the ______ port during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  48. During a laparoscopic appendectomy, what instrument is commonly used to dissect free the appendix from its attachement to the mesoappendix?
    Endoscopic linear stapler
  49. During a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, the size of the laterally placed trocars is:
    5 mm
  50. What type of hernia is a combination of direct & indirect inguinal hernia?
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General Surgery
Surgical Specialities & Procedures-General Surgery