Surgery I Quiz Suture Materials and Needles

Question 1 of 13

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Which of the following are absorbable suture material?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Chromic gut

  • Polyglactin 910

  • Polyglycolic acid

  • Glycomer 631

  • Caprolactone

  • Poliglecaprone 25

  • Polydiaxonone

  • Polypropylene

  • Polymerized caprolactam

Question 2 of 13

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Which of the following are non-absorbable?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Stainless steel wire

  • Polymerized caprolactam

  • Polypropylene

  • Silk

  • Nylon

  • Caprolactone

  • Polydiaxonone

Question 3 of 13

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What is chromic gut made from?

Select one of the following:

  • submucosa of sheep intestine

  • synthetic polymers

  • submucosa of cat intestine

  • synthetic collagen

Question 4 of 13

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Which of the following is a common use for Polyglactin 910?

Select one of the following:

  • Dental Surgery

  • Infected bladder surgery

  • subcutaneous tissues

  • Cardiovascular surgery

Question 5 of 13

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Which of the following states is true about Polyglycolic acid suture?

Select one of the following:

  • Stable in contaminated wounds and commonly used in dental surgery

  • Stable in infected urine

  • Commonly used for cardiovascular surgery

  • Has many uses including enterotomies, and cystotomies

Question 6 of 13

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All absorbable suture is broken down by hydrolysis.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 13

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Which of the following is NOT CORRECT about Glycomer 631?

Select one of the following:

  • Monofilament

  • Synthetic polyester composed of glycolide dioxanone, trimethylene carbonate

  • Absorbable suture broken down by hydrolysis

  • Used in enterotomies, cystotomies, body wall closure, and fascia closure and many others

  • Used in cardiovascular surgery exclusively

Question 8 of 13

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Which of the following is NOT correct about Caprolactone?

Select one of the following:

  • Monofilament

  • Use in cystotomies for infected bladders

  • Used in subcutaneous closure

  • synthetic single strand of absorbable poly(glycolide-co-epsilon-caprolactone)

Question 9 of 13

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Which of the following is NOT correct about Poliglecaprone 25?

Select one of the following:

  • Multifilament

  • Used in closure of cystotomies of non-infected bladders

  • Synthetic copolymer of glycolide and epsiloon caprolactone

  • Broken down by hydrolysis

Question 10 of 13

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Which of the following is NOT correct about Polidioxanone?

Select one of the following:

  • Broken down by hydrolysis but has prolonged absorption

  • Synthetic coated extruded polymer

  • Many applications including enterotomies, cystotomies, body wall closure and fascia closure

  • Monofilament

Question 11 of 13

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Which of the following it true about silk suture?

Select one of the following:

  • used in cardiovascular surgery

  • Quickly hydrolyzed by the body

  • Monofilament braid

  • Requires a significant bacterial load to induce infection

Question 12 of 13

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Nylon is used in orthopedic repairs such as the lateral tibiofabellar suture repair

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 13

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Which of the following is true about Nylon?

Select one of the following:

  • Susceptible to degradation

  • Hydration leads to increased tensile strength by increasing the strength of the hydrogen bonds

  • Multifilament

  • Absorbable

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