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Category: Surgery--->Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum
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Question 6#Print Question

Repair of a new 5-cm midline postoperative ventral hernia in an otherwise healthy patient is best accomplished with:

a. Primary suture repair
b. Repair with synthetic mesh
c. Repair with transposition of rectus muscle
d. Lateral component separation with mesh overlay


Question 7#Print Question

Which of the following statements regarding umbilical hernias is true?

a. Umbilical hernias are present in 10% of all newborns
b. Umbilical hernias should be repaired as soon as they are diagnosed
c. Adults with small, nonincarcerated umbilical hernias should undergo repair
d. Umbilical hernias are associated with disseminated carcinomatosis


Question 8#Print Question

Spigelian hernias usually occur:

a. On the lateral border of the rectus abdominis muscle
b. In the linea alba
c. In the medial wall of the inguinal canal
d. In the posterior costovertebral angle


Question 9#Print Question

Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernias is associated with which of the following? 

a. Reduced hospital cost
b. Reduced recurrence rate
c. Reduced wound infection rate
d. Reduced seroma formation


Question 10#Print Question

Which of the following statements about omental infarction are true?

a. Patients usually present with fever and lassitude
b. Most cases are diagnosed on imaging studies
c. Most cases do not require surgery
d. Surgical resection is indicated in all cases




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