How Well Do You Know About Hepatic Portal System? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Hepatic Portal System? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The portal vein is responsible for what percent of blood that enters the liver?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 2. 
    At 1 MAC, which of our current volatile anesthetics most substantially decreases hepatic blood flow?
    • A. 

      Desflurane

    • B. 

      Sevoflurane

    • C. 

      Isoflurane

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 3. 
    Regarding cardiac presentation, the cirrhotic patient is expected to have:
    • A. 

      Low cardiac output, low arterial blood pressure, low systemic resistance

    • B. 

      High cardiac output, high arterial blood pressure, high systemic resistance

    • C. 

      High cardiac output, low arterial blood pressure, low systemic resistance

    • D. 

      Low cardiac output, low arterial blood pressure, low systemic resistance

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are NOT associated with increased nephrotoxicity in the cirrhotic patient:
    • A. 

      NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      ACE/ARBs

    • D. 

      Aminoglycosides

  • 5. 
    With hepatic encephalopathy, astrocytes located in the blood brain barrier metabolize ammonia into ______, resulting in cerebral edema and astrocyte swelling.
    • A. 

      Glutamine

    • B. 

      Reactive oxygen species

    • C. 

      Glutamate

    • D. 

      GABA

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