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The use of a Penrose drain is often employed during inguinal herniorrhaphy to ______.
B. Retract the spermatic cord
In addition to a major general surgical instrumentation set, which of the following will also be needed for a cholecystectomy?
C. CBD exploration instruments
Which reconstructive procedures must be performed following pacreaticoduodenectomy?
C. Pancreaticojejunostomy, hepaticojejunostomy (or choledochojejunostomy) and gastrojejunostomy
What position will the patient be placed in to facilitate thyroidectomy?
B. Supine with the neck hyperextended
Which of the following describes the anatomic area that will be prepped for a laparotomy?
A. Midchest to midthighs and bilaterally
All are true regarding varicose veins EXCEPT that the ______.
D. Indications for treatment include significant leg edema and immobility
Segmental resection of the breast refers to the removal of ________.
C. The tumor and a reasonable margin of healthy tissue
If breast reconstruction is being performed, two setups may be required immediately following to prevent _______.
When performing an esophagectomy, which instrumentation should be added to the basic instrument set?
A. Thoracotomy tray
Whipple pancreaticoduodenectomy involves the removal of the _______.
Head of the pancreas, distal one-third of the stomach, duodenum, proximal 10 cm of jejunum, gallbladder, cystic and common bile ducts, and peripancreatic and hepatoduodenal lymph nodes
The flow of food and liquids from the stomach to the small intestine is controlled by the _____.
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