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Journal January 2013 (Vol 35, No 1)

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Thoracoscopy: Basic Principles, Anesthetic Concerns, Instrumentation, and Thoracic Access by Philipp Mayhew , BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVS

1. Rigid telescopes used for thoracoscopic surgery in dogs and cats are frequently _____ mm in diameter.
2. Why are thoracic cannulae beneficial during thoracoscopic surgery?
3. Routine instrumentation for thoracoscopy includes all of the following except
4. During thoracoscopy, pretied or extracorporeally tied ligature loops are best for ligation of
5. Which is a potential disadvantage of using disposable suction irrigators?
6. Which statement is true regarding specimen retrieval bags?
7. Which statement is false regarding anesthesia and anesthetic monitoring for veterinary patients undergoing thoracoscopic surgery?
8. Which statement is true regarding carbon dioxide insufflation for veterinary patients undergoing thoracoscopic surgery?
9. Which statement is false regarding use of one-lung ventilation to improve visualization during thoracoscopic surgery?
10. Which statement is true when performing thoracoscopic surgery?
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