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Question 6#Print Question

In addition to weight loss, the benefits of RYGB include all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Reduced long-term mortality
b. Resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus
c. Resolution of sleep apnea
d. Resolution of craving for sweets


Question 7#Print Question

The gastric sleeve procedure originated as part of what operation?

a. Esophageal resection
b. Billroth I gastrectomy
c. Duodenal switch
d. Resection of the gastric cardia


Question 8#Print Question

In addition to the effects of weight loss, the resolution of type 2 diabetes mellitus after the gastric sleeve procedure and RYGB is thought to be contributed to by:

a. Reduced ghrelin production
b. Increased secretion of glucagon -like peptide-1 ( GLP-1)
c. Appetite suppression
d. All of the above


Question 9#Print Question

Adolescent patients with morbid obesity are increasingly being referred for consideration of bariatric procedures due to failure of medical management and the risks associated with a lifetime of obesity. What nutritional deficiencies require life-long treatment after RYGB, the most common procedure performed in this age group?

a. Pernicious anemia due to vitamin B12 deficiency
b. Iron deficiency anemia
c. Deficiencies of vitamins A, E, D, and K
d. All of the above


Question 10#Print Question

The gastric sleeve procedure and RYGB result in similar degrees of resolution of all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD)
b. Hypertension
c. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
d. Obstructive sleep apnea




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