Emea Hernia Binder S3 M4 Vhr Level 3

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Hernia Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome. This exam contains 10 questions. You must receive a 80% to pass. You have 15 minutes to complete this test You have 3 chances to take the test to receive a passing score. If you do not wish to take the exam now, exit out of the current page and return when you are ready. When you have finished answering a question, click the NEXT button to proceed to the next question. If you do not answer a question, it will be scored as incorrect. If you are ready, click START now. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two staged hernia repair is most often used in cases where one or more of the following is true:
    • A. 

      Contaminated field & Infection is present

    • B. 

      Contaminated field & early definitive closure

    • C. 

      Infection & progressive fascial closure

    • D. 

      Contaminated field & early definitive closure

  • 2. 
    Most surgeons will use a permanent synthetic mesh to achieve immediate closure of a hernia case, even when the surgical field in contaminated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A two-stage hernia repair allows for:
    • A. 

      Resolution of the source of contamination

    • B. 

      Closure of the skin over the defect

    • C. 

      Surgical repair of defect

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The introduction of biological meshes, such as AlloDerm and Strattice, have provided surgeons with an alternative to two-stage hernia repair, allowing for definitive, single-stage repair in the presence of contamination or infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Component separation technique gives the surgeon the ability to extend the components of the abdominal wall, allowing for a:
    • A. 

      Definitive closure

    • B. 

      Progressive fascial closure

    • C. 

      Biological mesh augmentation

    • D. 

      Control of contamination

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are true statements? Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Open abdomen may be used in cases where large infected wounds have dehisced

    • B. 

      Open abdomen may be used in cases where infected mesh has been removed, leaving a large defect too big to close

    • C. 

      Open abdomen may be used in cases where component separation is not possible

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Jernigan et al recommends using IV bags and surgical towels to cover an open wound defect during stage 1 of an open abdomen repair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In the creation of planned ventral hernia, studies report that the time frame from open abdomen to granulation and skin coverage ranges from ________ days, with some cases taking longer than 50 days.
    • A. 

      1-14

    • B. 

      14-21

    • C. 

      21-28

    • D. 

      28-35

  • 9. 
    What is the clinical goal of definitive abdominal wall reconstruction?
    • A. 

      Restore abdominal wall and take down hernia

    • B. 

      Improve appearance and take down hernia

    • C. 

      Restore abdominal wall & improve appearance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    V.A.C. stands for:
    • A. 

      Vacuum assisted closure

    • B. 

      Vacuum associated closure

    • C. 

      Ventral assisted closure

    • D. 

      Ventral associated closure

Back to Top Back to top