Friday, April 3, 2009

196 - UPSC 2007 medical entrance mcqs with answers part 6

26. An evidence that splenectomy might benefit a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura includes which of the following?

(a) A significant enlargement of the spleen
(b) A high reticulocyte count
(c) Patient's age less than five years
(d) An increase in platelet count on corticosteroid therapy

27. Which one of the following ligaments contains splenic artery?

(a) Gastrosplenic ligament
(b) Splenocolic ligament
(c) Splenorenal ligament
(d) Splenophrenic ligament

28. The segmental divisions of liver into eight segments is based on

(a) Hepatic veins alone
(b) Portal vein alone
(c) Hepatic veins and common hepatic artery
(d) Hepatic veins and portal vein

29. What is the most common surgical complication following Whipple’s procedure ?

(a) Disruption of pancreatic anastomosis
(b) Biliary peritonitis
(c) Disruption of gastric anastomosis
(d) GI bleeding

Leakage from the pancreatic anastomosis, resulting in a pancreatic fistula, occurs in 15% to 20% of patients. With adequate drainage, these fistulas usually heal within several weeks.

30. Injury to which one of the following nerves leads to winging of scapula?

a. Thoracodorsal nerve
b. Axillary nerve
c. Long thoracic nerve
d. Radial nerve

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