Foreign body esophagus

Q) True about foreign body in esophagus

a) Sharp objects should be operated and not retrieved

b) Lead batteries should be removed

c) Most common impacted foreign bodies are dentures

d) Contrast examination of esophagus should be done before endoscopy




Sharp objects can be removed over overtubes and not always require surgery. Lead batteries can corrode and decay in the stomach or intestine and should always be removed. Most common impacted foreign bodies are food boluses above a pathological narrowing and require endoscopic break up

Contrast examination is not always required and might complicate things

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Cholelithiasis with Choledocholithiasis

Q.  Patients with gallstones and choledocholithiasis in a centre with endoscopy, interventional radiology and tertiary care 

a.       Single setting lap chole + CBDE better than endoscopy followed by lap chole

b.      In choledocholithiasis endoscopic clearance alone without lap chole can be done without any long term complication

c.       For impacted ampullary stones with CBD dilatation that requires biliary enteric drainage is performed with a preferred open approach



Banff Score

Q) Banff Scoring system is for

a) Acute pyelonephritis

b) Chronic glomerulonephritis

c) Acute Rejection

d) Chronic renal graft rejection

Discuss what is banff score

What is the need of banff score

What are the components

What is the significance

Two field esophagectomy

Q) Which is not included in two field esophagectomy in carcinoma esophagus

a) Supra carinal and cervical

b) Infra carinal and celiac

c) Superior mediastinal

d) d) Posterior mediastinal

Premium members

Discusss the lymph node stations

Japanese and european classifications of esophageal spread

Two field esophagectomy


Survival after pancreatic resection in Ca head of Pancreas

Q) Median survival after surgery and chemotherapy in Ca Head of Pancreas

a) 12 months

b) 22 months

c) 32 months

d) 44 months

Answer for premium members

This is an interesting question because this is one tumor in which breakthrough has not been achieved in the last 70 years. Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers of the GI tract and whipple's surgery continues to have high morbidity.

We discuss the role and response of chemotherapy also