Emea Hernia Test SEC 1-3 Level 3

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Emea Hernia Test SEC 1-3 Level 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the organs contained in the abdominal viscera. Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Gallbladder

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Pancreas

    • E. 

      Small Intestine

    • F. 

      Large Intestine

    • G. 

      Lungs

    • H. 

      Kidneys

    • I. 

      Ureters

    • J. 

      Bladder

  • 2. 
    Superficial fascia is found as a single layer of connective tissue superior to the umbilicus and is referred to camper’s fascia and scarpa’s fascia when it is inferior to the umbilicus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What are the paired muscles that make up the anterior or anterolateral portions of the abdominal wall? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Rectus Abdominus

    • B. 

      Serratus Magnus

    • C. 

      External Oblique

    • D. 

      Internal Oblique

    • E. 

      Transverse Abdominus

  • 4. 
    The protrusion or __________ of an organ or part of an organ through an opening or defect in a cavity or vessel that normally contains it is called a(n) __________.
    • A. 

      Bulging, hernia

    • B. 

      Inflation, hernia

    • C. 

      Inflation, bulge

    • D. 

      Swelling, hernia

  • 5. 
    What are the three hernia categories most commonly seen today?
    • A. 

      Hiatal, ventral, groin

    • B. 

      Ventral, groin, diaphragmatic

    • C. 

      Ventral, inguinal, groin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A ventral _________________ _________________occurs when the peritoneum protrudes through the weakness in the abdominal wall that was created by a surgical incision.
    • A. 

      Incisional hernia

    • B. 

      Parastomal hernia

    • C. 

      Umbilicous hernia

    • D. 

      Hiatal hernia

  • 7. 
    What is one of the most common complications of ostomy surgery?
    • A. 

      Stoma

    • B. 

      Parastomal hernia

    • C. 

      Inguinal hernia

    • D. 

      Hiatal hernia

  • 8. 
    What are the two types of diaphragmatic hernias?
    • A. 

      Congenital and acquired

    • B. 

      Inguinal and femoral

    • C. 

      Congenital and incisional

    • D. 

      Inguinal and congenital

  • 9. 
    Rolling hiatal hernias are also known as ______________ hernias.
    • A. 

      Paraesophageal

    • B. 

      Epigastric

    • C. 

      Ventral

    • D. 

      Parastomal

  • 10. 
    The most common type of hernia repair is a(n)__________ hernia.
    • A. 

      Ventral Incisional

    • B. 

      Parastomal

    • C. 

      Hiatal

    • D. 

      Inguinal

  • 11. 
    The paper published by Luijendijk et al compared___________ suture repair to mesh repair in 200 patients with ventral incisional hernias.
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Polypropylene

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Vicryl

  • 12. 
    The Luijendijk and Burger papers identified several risk factors that influenced recurrence rates. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Presence of infection or wound contamination

    • B. 

      Presence of abdominal aneurysm

    • C. 

      Conditions related to the prostate gland, such as inflammation

    • D. 

      Age of patient

    • E. 

      Size of hernia

  • 13. 
    Luijendijk et al was published in what journal?
    • A. 

      The New England Journal of Medicine

    • B. 

      Journal of American College of Surgeons

    • C. 

      Surgery Journal

    • D. 

      Nmlkj World Journal of Hernia

  • 14. 
    According to the Luijendijk paper, repair of incisional hernias in which sutures alone are used may lead to:
    • A. 

      Excessive tension and wound dehiscence

    • B. 

      Inflammatory response and encapsulation

    • C. 

      Incisional herniation and cutting of sutures through tissue

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Composite meshes consisting of combinations of polypropylene, polyester and polytetrafluorethylene are able to resist infections and reduce recurrence rates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Gross spillage from the gastrointestinal tract would describe:
    • A. 

      Class I Surgical Wound Classification

    • B. 

      Class II Surgical Wound Classification

    • C. 

      Class III Surgical Wound Classification

    • D. 

      Class IV Surgical Wound Classification

  • 17. 
    ____________ and ___________ is a serious complication of hernia repair and may cause the wound to breakdown or open and result in exposure of the mesh and wound infection.
    • A. 

      Seroma and hematoma

    • B. 

      Seroma and inflammation

    • C. 

      Hematoma and inflammation

    • D. 

      None of the above

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