Skip to Main Content

Surgeries for Gynecologic Malignancies

What is the most common complication of a radical abdominal hysterectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection?

a. Lymphocele

b. Constipation

c. Ureterovaginal fistula

d. Intraoperative hemorrhage

Which of the following is not a boundary of the pararectal space?

a. Sacrum

b. Cardinal ligament

c. External iliac artery

d. Internal iliac artery

All of the following statements regarding ovarian transposition are correct EXCEPT:

a. The ovary is transposed to the pelvic brim.

b. It is only performed in premenopausal women.

c. It is performed to move the ovary out of the radiation field.

d. The ovary is marked with a clip for future identification on radiographic studies.

All of the following statements regarding type II radical hysterectomy are correct EXCEPT:

a. Postoperative bladder dysfunction is uncommon.

b. The uterine vessels are ligated at their origin.

c. The most common indication is stage IA2 cervical cancer.

d. Less vaginal tissue is removed compared with a type III radical hysterectomy.

Which of the following does NOT differ between a radical abdominal hysterectomy and a modified radical hysterectomy?

a. Location at which the uterine artery is divided

b. Location at which the round ligament is divided

c. Location at which the cardinal ligament is divided

d. Location at which the uterosacral ligament is divided

For radical hysterectomy, which of the following is NOT an advantage of laparoscopy compared with laparotomy?

a. Less blood loss

b. Shorter ...

Pop-up div Successfully Displayed

This div only appears when the trigger link is hovered over. Otherwise it is hidden from view.