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Flashcards in Small Bowel and Appendix Deck (10):
1

What is the treatment for small bowel obstruction with no strangulation?

1. IV fluids and nasogastric suction
2. Operate if no resolution 24-48 hours

2

What are two methods to diagnose Meckel's diverticulum?

Technicium Tc 99M scan - detects ectopic gastric mucosa

3

If a carcinoid tumour of the appendix is at the base what surgery is done?

Right hemicolectomy

4

If teh carcinoid tumour of teh appendix is at the tip, what is done?

Appendicectomy

5

What usually causes mesenteric ischaemia?

Embolus formAF

6

What are the acid base results for mesenteric ischaemia?

Acidosis

7

What is the lactate like in mesenteric ischaemia?

Highh

8

What is used to investigate a haemorrhage of the small bowel?

CT angiogram

9

What is another name for vitelline duct in meckels diverticulum?

Omphalomesenteric duct

10

What does a carcinoid of the appendix stain for?

Chromagrannin