Basic laparoscopy: Cholecystectomy 08.03 Equipment and materials Quiz

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Basic laparoscopy: Cholecystectomy 08.03 Equipment and materials Quiz

1 A cloudy view is NOT caused by:


Wrong focus.


Condensation inside the camera.


Liquid on the eyepiece of the camera.


Kinked camera lead.


2 The best insufflation pressure for the peritoneum is:


5 mm. mercury.


12 mm. mercury.


18 mm. mercury.


22 mm. mercury.


3 If the diathermy alarm sounds when the power is switched on:


There is interference from the ECG.


The diathermy lead is plugged into the wrong socket.


There is a poor contact between the diathermy pad and the diathermy lead.


4 No picture on the TV monitor means:


Monitor power not switched on.


Video system not switched on.


Camera lead not plugged in.


5 No light from the light source means:


Damp light lead.


Bulb failure.


Brightness dial turned down too low.


6 To apply an Endoloop, you need:


To tie a knot in the catgut.


An Endoloop introducing tube.


An Endoloop forceps.


7 Line up the monitor with the surgeon and the gallbladder:


To optimise orientation.


To prevent the second assistant obscuring the view of the monitor.


To get a better view of the cystic duct.


8 Clips have the following features.


Rarely slip off the cystic artery.


Can be reused.


May damage the right hepatic duct.



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