Quiz: How Much Do You Know About XCM Biologic Tissue Matrix?

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About XCM Biologic Tissue Matrix?

How Much Do You Know About XCM Biologic Tissue Matrix? As a medical practitioner, you are expected to have some basic knowledge of this tissue and how it functions. Do you know how it is produced? Take this interesting quiz and get to learn some more about it and at the same time. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an approved Canadian indication for XCM?
    • A. 

      Hernia Repair

    • B. 

      Breast Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Defects of the thoracic wall

    • D. 

      Abdominal wall reconstruction

  • 2. 
    XCM Biologic is a crosslinked mesh.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following companies manufacturers XCM?
    • A. 

      LifeCell

    • B. 

      MTF

    • C. 

      Kensey Nash

    • D. 

      Strattice

  • 4. 
    The OPTRIX process is used to make XCM Biologic.  The OPTRIX process is gentle, 
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      Selective

    • C. 

      Uses antibiotics

    • D. 

      Used by other biologic mesh manufacturers

  • 5. 
    During a component seperation, the ________ muscle is seperated from the ________ muscle to provide additional medial advancement of the Rectus Abdominis muscle.
    • A. 

      Rectus Abdominis, Pyramidalis

    • B. 

      Rectus Abdominis, Internal Oblique

    • C. 

      Linea Alba, Rectus Abdominis

    • D. 

      External Oblique, Internal Oblique

  • 6. 
    XCM Biologic is a synthetic mesh.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    XCM Biologic is the only mesh that offers the OPTRIX process which maintains the _________ and inherent strength of the dermis.
    • A. 

      ECM (Extracellular Matrix) components

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Alpha-Gal Antigen

    • D. 

      Viral infections

  • 8. 
    Multiple correct answers to this question may apply: Strattice is the market leader for biologic mesh, but XCM
    • A. 

      Has higher tensile strength versus Strattice

    • B. 

      Has more resistance to stretch versus Strattice

    • C. 

      Does not compete with Strattice because XCM is synthetic

    • D. 

      Has equivalent suture retention to Strattice

  • 9. 
    XCM Biologic is terminally sterilized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The most appropriate definition of a Hernia is:
    • A. 

      A membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity

    • B. 

      A weakness in the abdominal wall causing a protrusion of the internal contents (bowel, intestines)

    • C. 

      The most superficial muscle you encounter when dissecting the abdominal wall

    • D. 

      A materials resistance to stretch

  • 11. 
    Young's Modulus describes a materials resistance to stretch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The __________ is the membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity.
    • A. 

      Biologic Mesh

    • B. 

      Peritoneum

    • C. 

      Rectus Abdominis

    • D. 

      ECM