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Please carefully watch the seminar and then complete the quiz that will display after the video ends. You must get 100% on the quiz, and you can take the quiz as many times as necessary to get 100%.

Questionaire

  1. In order for me to qualify for bariatric (weight loss) surgery, my body mass index (BMI) must be at least 35 kg/m2 with at least one weight-related medical problem.

    • True
    • False
  2. Health benefits of bariatric surgery include a reduction or elimination of the following weight-related medical problems:

    • Diabetes
    • High blood pressure
    • Chronic bronchitis
    • A & B only
    • A & C only
    • All of the above
  3. Bariatric (weight loss) surgery is only for well-informed, well-motivated individuals because:

    • Failure to comply with dietary requirements could result in nutritional deficiencies and/or weight regain
    • Failure to comply with the smoking policy could result in stomach ulcers.
    • Failure to comply with vitamin and mineral supplementation could result in conditions such as hair loss, bone density loss, and confusion.
    • Failure to comply with the post-operative diet may result in staple line leakage.
    • All of the above
    • None of the above
  4. The following are considered absolute contraindications (reasons for not performing a particular intervention that carries such a grave risk for surgery) for bariatric surgery:

    • Untreated mental illness
    • Smoking
    • Age over 70 years
    • Severe heart and lung problems
    • A & B
    • A & C
    • All of the above
  5. The bariatric surgeries offered at the University of Utah include the following:

    • Sleeve gastrectomy
    • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
    • Adjustable gastric banding
    • B & D only
    • B, C, & D only
    • A, B, & D only
    • All of the above
  6. The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure has a higher risk of vitamin and mineral deficiency compared to sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric banding and provides an immediate effect on type II diabetes.

    • True
    • False
  7. The sleeve gastrectomy procedure is reversible and there is a lower risk of ulcers compared to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

    • True
    • False
  8. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass cures gastroesophageal reflux (“heartburn”) whereas sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric banding may cause or worsen reflux.

    • True
    • False
  9. Perioperative risks for bariatric surgery include:

    • Blood clots (<0.5%)
    • Leaks at the staple line (<1%)
    • Death (<0.2%)
    • All of the above
    • None of the above
  10. Long-term surgical risks for bariatric surgery include:

    • Gallstones (when gallbladder not surgically absent)
    • Vitamin deficiency
    • Greater incidence of the flu
    • Difficulty adjusting to body image
    • A, B, & C
    • A, B, & D
    • All of the above

Thank You and Next Steps

Thanks for watching the online seminar and successfully completing the quiz.

We will be contacting you within two business days to provide you the necessary paperwork for scheduling an initial consult with the surgeon.