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Flashcards in Surgical Anatomy Deck (10):
1

What surgical intervention can stop bleeding in gastric ulcers?

Topical application of adrenaline

2

What is the prevalence of colonrectal cancer?

1 in 20

3

What is achalasia?

A number of conditions where the lower oesophageal sphincter fails to relax

3

What the types of hiatus hernias?

Sliding

Rolling aka paraoesophageal 

Volvulus

4

What leads to increased risk of ventral hernia?

Incisional scar

 

5

What are some common causes of small bowel obstructions?

Adhesions

Hernias

6

How often does gall bladder positioning vary from the standard anatomical position?

In 50% of patients

7

What structure lies posterior to the lower rectus abdominis?

Fascia transversalis

9

What are the most common reasons for gall bladder removal?

Gall stones

Inflammation

10

What is Meckel's diverticulum?

A diverticulum due to the embryonic remanent of the omphalomesentric duct. Occurs in 2% of the population