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Category: Surgery--->The Esophagus and Diaphragmatic Hernia
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Question 26# Print Question

The optimal treatment of an incidentally discovered 3 em leiomyoma of the upper esophagus in a 45-year-old otherwise healthy man is?

A. Observation
B. Esophagectomy
C. Enucleation
D. Endoscopic resection

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Following a night of heavy drinking, a 43-year-old otherwise healthy man has sudden onset of severe chest pain after vomiting. Esophagram confirms esophageal rupture just proximal to the GEJ. What is the preferred operative exposure?

A. Right thoracotomy
B. Right thoracotomy with laparotomy
C. Left thoracotomy
D. Left thoracotomy with laparotomy
E. Midline laparotomy

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A 34-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) after an episode of hematemesis. EGD confirms a Mallory-Weiss tear with no residual bleeding. Treatment should consist of:

A. Esophagectomy
B. Observation
C. Proximal gastrectomy with esophago-jejunostomy
D. Injection of botulinum toxin

Question 29# Print Question

Successful treatment of a Zenker diverticulum involves:

A. Diverticulopexy
B. Resection of the diverticulum
C. Observation
D. Either diverticulopexy or resection with cricopharyngeal myotomy

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 Which of the following disorders involves simultaneous nonperistaltic contractions of the esophagus?

A. Achalasia
B. Diffuse esophageal spasm (DES)
C. Hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter
D. Nutcracker esophagus

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