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1

What syndrome would be seen in a C5-6 radiculopathy?

Root: C6
Incidence: 19% of cervical disc syndromes
Sensory: Thumb
Motor: biceps, wrist extensors
Reflex: biceps, brachioradialis

2

What syndrome would be seen in a C4-5 radiculopathy?

Root: C5
Incidence: 2% of cervical disc syndromes
Sensory: Shoulder
Motor: deltoid, biceps, supraspinatus
Reflex: no change

3

What syndrome would be seen in a C6-7 radiculopathy?

Root: C7
Incidence: 69% of cervical disc syndromes
Sensory: middle finger
Motor: triceps
Reflex: triceps

4

What syndrome would be seen in a C7-8 radiculopathy?

Root: C7
Incidence: 10% of cervical disc syndromes
Sensory: ring finger, 5th finger
Motor: digital flexors, intrinsics
Reflex: finger jerk (Hoffman's sign)

5

What testing should be done in pt with suspected local/regional recurrence of bowel cancer?

Patients suspected of having a locoregional recurrence should undergo comprehensive restaging, including a computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis and a colonoscopy.

PET scan is indicated if staging CT scans are negative (gerater sensitivity for distant metastatic disease)

6

What is the survival for patients who underwent an R0 resection of colon cancer?

three-year overall survival of 58 percent

7

What is R0 resection?

microscopic negative margins

8

What is the posttreatment surveillance for stage II or III CRC?

posttreatment surveillance usually consists of
- periodic history and physical examination (q3-6mo)
- serial assay of the serum concentrations CEA (q3-6mo)
- annual surveillance CT scans (q6-18mo)
- colonoscopy to detect metachronous primaries (at 1y then q3-5y)

Most of these recommendations last for approx 5y

9

What is CEA?

tumor marker: carcinoembryonic antigen