Which portion of the renal tubule system is responsible for increasing the surface area for enhanced absorption and secretion?
proximal convoluted tubule
All of the following are true for a nephrectomy EXCEPT that ____.
radical nephrectomy involves excision of the kidney only
Which statement regarding adrenalectomies is NOT true?
adrenal gland can be removed to treat reproductive malignancies.
What surgical instrument is used to remove tissue fragments from within the bladder during a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)?
During a TURP, which of the following is a late sign of systemic absorption of the irrigating fluid that affects the neurological system?
All of the following are false for circumcision EXCEPT that ____.
the procedure can be done on infants with no anesthetic
All of the following are false for vasovasostomy EXCEPT that vasovasotomy ____.
requires the use of a microscope
The vascular supply for the ureters in the pelvic section come from the ____.
branches of the superior or inferior vesical artery
Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) is a nuclear medicine study that is specifically designed to detect ____.
The O'Connor shield is a(n) ____.
item that allows the surgeon to examine the prostatic urethra digitally through the rectum without contamination of the operative field
The ____ incision is usually used for an adrenalectomy, a renal biopsy, or the removal of a small low-lying kidney.
Varicocelectomy is a procedure to repair ____.
an abnormal dilation of the spermatic veins in the spermatic cord that drain the testicle
The MIBG scan is a specific type of isotope scan used to identify a problem with the ____.
What term describes making an incision and dissecting through tissue layers to expose the vessel and make an incision into the vessel for the induction of a catheter?
Which type of biopsy involves the removal of a portion of the tissue mass or lesion for pathology study?
Which reconstructive procedures must be performed following pancreaticoduodenectomy?
pancreaticojejunostomy, hepaticojejunostomy (or choledochojejunostomy), and gastrojejunostomy
The outermost layer of the epidermis that is composed of dead epidermal cells is the stratum ____.
All of the following are false for the type of dressing required for the recipient skin graft site EXCEPT the dressing should ____.
Which instrument set should a surgical technologist open for an autograft to treat microtia?