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The most common arrhythmia seen during laparoscopy is:

A. Atrial fibrillation
B. Sinus tachycardia
C. Premature ventricular contractions
D. Sinus bradycardia

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Capacitive coupling:

A. Results when energy bleeds from a port sleeve or laparoscope into adjacent (but not touching)
B. Is always recognized at the time of surgery
C. Can result in malfunction of the electrocardiogram monitor
D. Can result in inaccurate image transmission to the digital monitor

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Which of the following are true regarding safe laparoscopic surgery in pregnancy?

A. The patient should be position in the left lateral position
B. Open abdominal access (Hasson) is recommended versus direct puncture laparoscopy (Veress neelde)
C. The surgery should be performed during the second trimester if possible
D. All of the above

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Systemic effects of CO2 from pneumoperitoneum can cause all of the following EXCEPT:

A. Hypercarbia
B. Increased myocardial oxygen demand
C. Alterations in preload
D. Increased after load

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While performing a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication during the transhiatal dissection the mediastinal pleura is compromised and a CO2 pneumothorax develops. What is the initial preferred management of the pneumothorax?

A. Needle thoracostomy over the second intercostal space, mid-clavicular line
B. Enlargement of the defect and placement of an 18-French red rubber catheter across the defect
C. Abort the procedure and emergent tube thoracostomy with a 28-French chest tube
D. No intervention is needed. Continue with the planned procedure

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