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Lap Surgery

Surgery 2

5 contraindications for laparoscopic surgery ongoing intra-abdominal sepsis, bowel obstruction, morbid obesity, pregnancy, cardiopulmonary compromise
7 operations that can be performed using laparoscopic technique evaluate ab trauma, stage intra-ab cancers, biopsy, gastric bypass, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, splenectomy
most common complication of laparoscopic surgery bleeding, infection, bowel obstruction
advantages of minimally invasive surgery reduced post-op pain, reduced hospital stay, quicker return to normal, improved cosmesis, reduced wound complications associated with large scar
disadvantages of minimally invasive surgery expensive equipment, need for additional training, loss of tactile sensation, loss of 3D vision, general anesthesia necessary
4 procedures that can be performed thoracopically lung biopsy, wedge resection, pericardial window, pleurodesis in pneumothorax
pre-operative testing necessary in a patient <50 y/o prior to orthopedic surgery none
pre-operative testing necessary in a patient 50-75 y/o prior to orthopedic surgery EKG
pre-operative testing necessary in a patient >75 y/o prior to orthopedic surgery EKG and H/H
guidelines for pre-operative antibiotics cefazolin 1gm IV on call to OR given 1 hour prior to OR
two methods utilized in prophylaxis of postoperative DVT TED hose, LMWH/coumadin
metabolic abnormality associated with post-operative infection perioperative hyperglycemia
What intervention helps to reduce the risk of perioperative hyperglycemia intraoperative insulin
Created by: Abarnard
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