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1. What is the most common cause of death following open AAA repair? a. Stroke b. Graft infection c.

Myocardial infarction d. Internal hemorrhage from lumbar arteries e. Interwal hemorrhage from mesenteric arteries

The correct answer is c
2. What event most commonly leads to discovery of AAA? a. Back pain b. Acute rupture c. Embolization to extremities d. Diagnosis on CTA scan or USG for unrelated disease e. Self examination of abdomen by patient

The correct answer is d
3. Which of the following is not an indication for repair of AAA? a. Symptomatic aneurysm b. Aneurysm greater than 5,5 cm c. Rapidly expanding AAA d. Coexisting aneurysm of common iliac artery e. Family history of AAA rupture

The correct answer is e
4. Which of the following is the best initial diagnostic modality for AAA? a. Abdominal x-ray b. Abdominal CTA scan c. Abdominal US d. Biosy of aneurym wall e. Abdominal MRA

The correct answer is c
5. Which of the following is true regarding infected aortic grafts? a. Graft infections may be adequately treated with broad spectrum antibiotics b. Graft infections may be adequately treated with specific, targeted antibiotics c. Infected grafts must be excised, and a new graft must be sewn in place d. Infected grafts must be excised, and an extra-anatomic bypass is required or vein graft
e. stent-grafting is required

The correct answer is d
6. The most common cause of cerebral ischemia (stroke) is: a. Cerebral hypoperfusion from hypotension b. Thrombosis and occlusion of the carotid artery c. Embolization of carotid plaques d. Embolization from cardiac thrombus e. Embolisation from aortic arch

The correct answer is c

Optic artery d. Worku p the patient with transcranial US e. The most common complication following carotid reconstruction is stroke b. Retinal artery e. Which of the following is true regarding carotid endarterectomy? a. Work up the patient with an MRA c. The most common cause of carotid restenosis in the perioperative period is technical error e. Which of the following is true regarding cerebrovascular disease? a. Carotid endarterectomy requires general anesthesia d. Work up the patient with a CTA b. young ag eis a risk factor The correct answer is d . Embolization of plaque debris to which artery is responsible for amaurosis fugax? a. Which is the most appropriate course of action? a. An absolute risk reduction of subsequent stroke has been demonstrated for asymptomatic patients c. Carotid endarterectomy must always be performed with a patch material e. Middle cerebral artery The correct answer is d 10. Facial artery c. media. Endarterectomy involves excision of the intima. Work up the patient with a carotid duplex US d. Schedule the patient for carotid endarterectomy The correct answer is c 8. Angio-Ct always must be performed before endarterectomy The correct answer is b 9. It always should be performed under general anaesthesia b.7. Temporal artery b. and tunica d. A patient presents to your office with an asymptomatic cervical bruit. Aphasias commonly occur with right-side strokes c. plaque.