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Which of the following best describes the function of fiber optic cables?

a. a cable that carries light

b. a cable made of glass or plastic fiber

c. a cable that carries laser light, encoded with digital signals, and made of thin fibers of glass or plastic.

d. a cable designed to optically enhance surgery
c. a cable that carries laser light, encoded with digital signals, and made of thin fibers of glass or plastic.
Rotational and prismatic motion that moves up and down is called __________.

a. yaw

b. pitch

c. roll

d. pivot
b. pitch
Which of the following three types of surgery can robotics play a significant role?

a. orthopedics, gastrothoracic, and radiosureries

b. genitourinary, obstetric, and cardiovascular surgeries


c. gynecological, orthopedic, and plastic surgeries

d. optical, cardiac, and neurosurgeries
d. optical, cardiac, and neurosurgeries
Several of the goals of MIS include _________ staff productivity and enhancing the speed of ________.

a. increasing, the procedure

b. increasing, recovery

c. minimizing, results

d. maximizing, surgery
b. increasing, recovery
Minimally invasive surgery __________.

a. does not allow the surgeon direct access to patient structures

b. enhances surgical freedom of movement

c. relies on readily available equipment

d. is more effective and less expensive
a. does not allow the surgeon direct access to patient structures
What is the typical recovery time frame for open procedures?

a. 2 weeks

b. 4 weeks

c. 6 weeks

d. 8 weeks
c. 6 weeks
The hallmark of image-guided robotics is ________.

a. microsurgical precision

b. remote control of the robot

c. the relaying of internal structural information during MIS

d. all of the above
c. the relaying of internal structural information during MIS
What is the greatest drawback to the typical laprascopic procedure?

a. strain and fatigue

b. little option for identifying tool types

c. extensive use of anesthesia

d. none of the above
a. strain and fatigue
Ablative procedures involve ________.

a. removal of tissue

b. review of tissue

c. removal or destruction of tissue

d. excision of tissue
c. removal or destruction of tissue
Which of the following is a function of the Y-axis?

a. open, close

b. up, down

c. left, right

d. in, out
b. up, down
Which of the following tools are potentially used during an MIS procedure?

a. coagulator

b. dissection tools

c. retraction tools

d. all of the above
d. all of the above
When extenders become entangled during MIS procedures this is called ________.

a. entwined

b. cross-canted

c. sword fighting

d. none of the above
c. sword fighting
Which of the following is NOT a type of surgery best suited for robotics?

a. obstetric surgery

b. ophthalmic surgery

c. orthopedic surgery

d. neurosurgery
a. obstetric surgery
Rotational and prismatic motion that moves left and right is called ______.

a. yaw

b. pitch

c. roll

d. pivot
a. yaw