a) Factor II
b) Factor VII
c) Factor VIII
d) Factor IX
Q) IV fluid of choice to increases calories to provide parenteral nutrition by peripheral route is:
b) Lipid Emulsions
c) Arginine in DNS
d) 25% dextrose
Answer (FREE) b
Lipid Emulsions can be given by peripheral route. They are the highest source of energy and calories. 25% dextrose, although a good source of energy has high concentration of glucose which can cause thrombophelebitis.
DNS will provide just basic calories and will not cause any increase in calorie intake.
Addition of arginine, which is an amino acid will not increase the energy intake.
Q) Which of the following is true about giant gastric ulcer?
a) 70-80% of these ulcers are malignant
b) By definition giant gastric ulcer is more than 1.5 cm in size
c) Medical therapy can heal 80% of such ulcers
d) They are more common on the greater curvature and invade surrounding organs like spleen, liver etc
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Q) A 45 year old male sustains 30% burns on both legs and anterior abdominal wall. There was mild inhalation injury associated with it. He initially responded well to treatment with IV fluids, Inj Tramadol and enteral feeding.
Three days after the treatment he is having slight tachypnea (30/min) pulse 110/min and BP 98/60. His temp is 97degree F and some areas of partial thickness have converted into full thickness. He is currently on Inj Magnamycin. His platelets are 70ooo, TLC is 17000 and sugar is 200 mg%. What is the next step in management?
a) Continue same management
b) Upgrade the antibiotic and send a fresh culture from skin
c) Treat it as carbon monoxide poisoning
d) Manage in lines of Acute Tubular Necrosis
Burns management involves critical care, intensive phase and rehabilitation. Loss of skin and eschar formation predispose individuals to gram positive, gram negative and fungal infections.
Q) What is true regarding complications of billroth 2 surgery?
a) It has less complications than billroth 1 surgery
b) Recurrent ulceration is more common in the afferent limb as compared to efferent limb.
c) Afferent loop obstruction is more common after billroth 2 surgery
d) Billroth I operation is preferred in scarred duodenum
Answer c -
In billroth 2 surgery, afferent limb obstruction is more common
In surgery for benign gastric ulcers, billroth I reconstruction is the preferred choice. Billroth II surgery has problems of
- Retained antrum syndrome
- Afferent loop obstruction
- Duodenal stump leak (1-3%)
Q)Splenic artery aneurysm is seen in
a) Proximal 1/3rd of splenic artery
b) Proximal 2/3 of splenic artery
c) Middle 1/3 of splenic artery
d) Distal 1/3 of splenic artery
Q) A 50 year old male undergoes pancreatectomy for Carcinoma head of pancreas. His pre op Hb was 9.2g% and during surgery he received 5 units of PRBC. In the post op period on the 2nd day he develops ECG changes. Work up is done for Myocardial Ischemia which is negative. What is the most common cause of ECG changes here
Free Answer b, Hyperkalemia
Transfusion of high volume of PRBC especially stored blood leads to hyperkalemia. In the setting of pancreatectomy in an already anemic patient, if massive blood transfusion is given, chances of hyperkalemia are there.
The ECG changes of Hyperkalemia are tall T waves, shortened QT interval and ST segment depression
Q) A 55 year old lady presents with vague pain in right lower abdomen. Physical examination reveals a well defined mass there which is non tender and freely mobile. It is non pulsatile as well. What is the most likely possibility?
a) Appendicular mass
b) Mesenteric cyst
c) Perforated tubo ovarian mass
d) Meckel's diverticulum
Mesenteric cysts are uncommon lesions found in this age group. It typically presents as a freely mobile mass which moves perpendicular to small blwel axis. It is painless as well.
Appendicular mass will have a preceding history of pain abdomen
Similarly perforated tubo ovarian mass will also have a history of pain
Meckel's diverticulum does not present as this kind of mass