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Journal May 2012 (Vol 34, No 5)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Minimally Invasive Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery: Principles and Instrumentation by Jennifer L. Lansdowne , DVM, MSc, DACVS-SA, DECVS-SA, Stephen J. Mehler , DVM, DACVS, Ludovic P. Boure , DVM, MSc, DACVS, DECVS

1. Pneumoperitoneum is ideally created using what gas at what pressure?
2. Increases in IAP to 20 to 40 mm Hg are associated with
3. Patients with one-lung ventilation should be placed on a PEEP of
4. Absolute contraindications for laparoscopy include
5. Advantages of MIS compared with open procedures include
6. Where should the TV monitor be placed relative to the surgeon?
7. An angle of 10° to 20° (Trendelenburg position) is best used to facilitate procedures such as
8. Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic retrieval bags can be useful for
9. Basic equipment requirements for MIS include
10. The ideal MIS team includes at least one
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