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

2. What tissues do skin graft not take on?

3. Large hernia

4. What are the common causes of ascites?

5. Simple cyst Treatment

6. Which patients might be considered for carotid endarterectomy?

7. What are the surgical principles in Mayo's operation?

8. What is a chemodectoma?

9. What level does the serum bilirubin need to rise to before jaundice can be detected on clinical examination?

10. What is the pathogenesis of thromboangiitis obliterans?

11. Where does a liposarcoma arise from?

12. Conservative way to treat varicose veins?

13. What are the acquired predisposing factors for malignant melanomas?

14. What are the two main systems which need to be examining thyroid status in a surgical patient?

15. What are the causes of portal hypertension?

16. What are the features of a direct inguinal hernia?

17. What is jaundice?

18. What other part of the body can be affected by hyperhidrosis?

19. What are the main features of type 2 NF?

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

21. Obstructive Jaundice - With regards to radiological investigations

22. How should epididymal cysts be managed?

23. What features of the lump would make you suspicious that it is breast cancer?

24. What is the treatment of choice in differentiated thyroid cancer?

25. What other non-surgical treatments are available for ischaemic ulcers?

26. How would you investigate a patient with cervical lymphadenopathy?

27. Pneumonectomy

28. What is the surgical treatment of a patient with an epigastric hernia?

29. What is a dermoid cyst?

30. What do you know about the pathophysiology of varicose veins?

31. How do you treat a thyroglossal cyst?

32. In which patients are abdominal aortic aneurysms most common?

33. What are the hepatobiliary complications of IBD?

34. What are the questions that should be asked when taking a history for a lump or ulcer?

35. What systems are tackled when taking into consideration a thyroid history?

36. What are the surgical options for managing ulcerative colitis?

37. What is the differential diagnosis of swollen legs?

38. What is the surgical treatment of a multinodular goitre?

39. How do true umbilical herniae occur?

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

41. How would you investigate a patient with hepatomegaly?

42. What is the definition of an enterocutaneous fistula?

43. What other associations of pyoderma gangrenosum do you know of?

44. What immunizations would you need to organize in the event of performing a splenectomy?

45. What are the different types of mastectomy that can be performed?

46. What are the features of ulcers in syphillis?

47. What are the constituents of the surgical sieve?

48. What are the possible surgical techniques in the surgical treatment of a femoral hernia?

49. What do patients with rest pain typically get more severe pain at night?

50. What are the causes of venous ulcers?