Your-Doctor Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Category: Surgery--->The Surgical Management of Obesity
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Question 1#Print Question

What body mass index (BMI or weight(kg)/height [m2]) definition of obesity serves as the standard indication for bariatric surgery when medical therapy has failed and com or bid conditions exist?

a. Overweight (BMI 25.0-29.9)
b. Class I obesity (BMI 30.0-34.9)
c. Class II obesity (BMI 35.0-39.9)
d. Class III obesity (BMI 40.0 and greater)


Question 2#Print Question

Which of the following bariatric procedures is primarily intended to induce weight loss through malabsorption of ingested nutrients?

a. Adjustable gastric band
b. Sleeve gastrectomy
c. Roux -en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB)
d. Duodenal switch


Question 3#Print Question

Complications of adjustable gastric banding which have diminished its popularity as a bariatric procedure include all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Mortality risk
b. Slippage of the band
c. Failure to lose weight
d. Port and tubing complications


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Early postoperative complications after a RYGB procedure include all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Anastomotic leak from a staple line
b. Dilation of the distal gastric remnant
c. Pulmonary embolus
d. Hyperglycemia


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Small bowel obstruction after RYGB should be treated as an urgent surgical emergency because:

a. It is frequently due to an incarcerated internal hernia which can progress to bowel necrosis and perforation
b. Abdominal distension risks disruption of suture lines
c. Signs and symptoms of peritonitis, such as pain, fever, and leukocytosis, are usually masked in the obese
d. Nasogastric intubation will not decompress the distal gastric remnant




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