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1. Simple cysts are found in 33% of patients by the age of 60. How should they be managed?

2. What are the anatomical levels that leg amputations are usually found at?

3. What are the indications of median sternotomy?

4. How are they classified?

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

6. How do you classify skin flaps?

7. What is the surgical treatment of Graves disease?

8. How is hypersplenism brought about?

9. What about umbilical herniae in children?

10. What is the surgical treatment of benign parotid tumours?

11. What are the signs in the mouth of Addison's disease?

12. What are the major indications for renal transplantation?

13. What is the prophylactic treatment of pressure sores?

14. What is the differential diagnosis of intermittent claudication?

15. How might the liver function tests help in distinguishing the types of jaundice?

16. What are the non-surgical treatment options for hydrocoele?

17. What are the types of lung resection?

18. What radiological investigations would be helpful in distinguishing the different causes?

19. What are the features of ulcers in patients with squamous cell carcinoma?

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

21. What are the other options other than open AAA repair?

22. What is the purpose of limb elevation in the non-surgical treatment of lymphoedema?

23. What are the different varieties of Kaposi's sarcoma?

24. What are the complications of atrial fibrillation?

25. What is a dermoid cyst?

26. What are the risk factors for arterial disease

27. What is exopthalmos secondary to?

28. What are the 3 objectives that one should look out for in the inspection of varicose veins?

29. What are the features of adult polycystic kidney disease?

30. What are the features of an indirect inguinal hernia?

31. What is the order of skin changes seen in Raynaud's?

32. What are the late side-effects of radiotherapy?

33. What is the ABPI of patients with rest pain?

34. What are the features of spider naevi?

35. How may pleural effusions be classified?

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

37. What are the seven 'D's of nipple signs?

38. What is the ABPI of patients with intermittent claudication?

39. What are the two main categories of causes of dysphagia?

40. What is the absolute pressure that is used in some definitions of critical ischemia?

41. What are the treatment options of false aneurysms?

42. What investigations should one do in the management of a multinodular goitre?

43. How would you perform a hernia repair?

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

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

46. What are the 'exudate' causes of a pleural effusion?

47. What are the features of ulcers in pyoderma gangrenosum?

48. From which cells does Medullary carcinoma arise from?

49. What will you observe on angiography of a chemodectoma?

50. How would you treat this condition?