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Clinical Surgery

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1. What is the classification used in the definition of severe exarcerbation of inflammatory bowel disease?






2. What are the two types of complications of amputations?






3. What are the malignant diseases of the breast?






4. What are the two types of ptosis?






5. What is a dermoid cyst?






6. What is the normal ABPI?






7. How would you demonstrate a patient's ankle brachial pressure index?






8. Conservative way to treat varicose veins?






9. What are the principles of management of enterocutaneous fistulae?






10. What is primary lymphoedema?






11. What are the acquired predisposing factors for basal cell carcinomas?






12. Sleeve resection






13. How would you treat a furuncle?






14. Describe the vascular supply of the transplanted kidney?






15. What is a useful mneumonic to remember what you have to present when examining a lump or swelling?






16. What are the major causes of post-hepatic jaundice?






17. What are the features of a femoral hernia?






18. What are the intracranial causes of facial nerve palsy?






19. What are the general complications of thyroidectomy?






20. What are the features of Graves' disease?






21. What needs to be taken into consideration when marking the stoma site?






22. What is the differential diagnosis of a ganglion?






23. What is the aetiology of enterocutaneous fistulae?






24. What are the complications of a pharyngeal pouch?






25. It is know that the pulses are preserved in the diabetic - why is this?






26. What is a branchial cyst?






27. How would you treat a pharyngeal pouch?






28. How do you treat this condition?






29. What conditions increase the risk of developing pressure sores?






30. What is a cystic hygroma?






31. What is the differential diagnosis of a midline neck swelling?






32. What investigations would you perform in your diagnosis of a chemodectoma?






33. What would you tell to a lady with varicose veins about the proposed surgery?






34. What is the definition of an enterocutaneous fistula?






35. What are the specific complications of a Cimino-Brescia fistula?






36. What are the complications of the surgical removal of a branchial cyst?






37. What should one point out when describing the features of a thyroid swelling?






38. What is secondary lymphoedema?






39. When considering the treatment of a disease in a surgical patients - What are the important modalities of treatment which should be considered?






40. What are the main features of neuropathic ulcers?






41. What is the aim of cardiopulmonary bypass?






42. What are the features of ulcers in syphillis?






43. What are the three objectives to be taken note of in the palpation part of the arterial examination?






44. What are single lumps in the breast more likely to be ?






45. What is the differential diagnosis of a dermatofibroma?






46. What is the treatment of Sjogren's syndrome?






47. What are the complications of a sebaceous cyst?






48. Simple cyst Treatment






49. Simple cyst Investigations






50. What are the secretomotor branches of the facial nerve?