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Question 46#Print Question

According to the Mathes and Nahai classification, sartorius is: 

a. A Type I muscle flap
b. A Type II muscle flap
c. A Type III muscle flap
d. A Type IV muscle flap
e. A Type V muscle flap

Question 47#Print Question

Concerning anticoagulation:

a. Heparin decreases the efficacy of antithrombin III
b. Dextran is a polysaccharide
c. The action of aspirin is reversible at the molecular level
d. The intrinsic and extrinsic pathways converge at Factor 9
e. Dextran imparts a positive charge to platelets

Question 48#Print Question

The groin flap is usually based on:

a. The deep circumflex iliac artery
b. The lateral circumflex iliac artery
c. The superficial inferior epigastric artery
d. The superficial circumflex femoral artery
e. The superficial circumflex iliac artery

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a. Is an opium alkaloid
b. Is a vasoconstrictor
c. Inhibits phosphodiesterase and reduces cAMP levels
d. Is a local anaesthetic
e. May not be applied directly to blood vessels

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The following key paper is not appropriately attributed:

a. Allen (1994, Ann Plast Surg) - the first description of the DIEP flap
b. Argenta and Morykwas (1997, Ann Plast Surg) - the description of vacuum-assisted wound closure
c. Matarasso (1995, Ann Plast Surg) - classification related to abdominoplasty
d. Cordeiro (2002, Plast Reconstr Surg) - classification and algorithm for acquired vaginal defects
e. Rohrich (2003, Ann Plast Surg) - classification of gynaecomastia in relation to suction-assisted lipectomy

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