Basic laparoscopy: Cholecystectomy 08.06 Camera handling Quiz

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Basic laparoscopy: Cholecystectomy 08.06 Camera handling Quiz

1 Camera rotation is correct if:


The gallbladder is vertical.


Fluid levels are horizontal.


The arrow on the perimeter of the monitor is at 12 o'clock.


2 If the picture is not clear, what can you do to help?


Shake the camera.


Clean the lens.


Touch the omentum.


3 Which movement of the camera is best?


Slow and continuous.


Rapid and accurate.


No movement.


4 Which action will NOT help to centre the camera.


Looking at the handle of the camera.


Anticipating the surgeon's moves.


The cameraman remembers he is controlling the view.


5 On the diagram, point to the cystic duct.


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6 If the surgeon wants to find the end of the clip applier, should the cameraman:


Zoom out.


Zoom in.


Move the camera from side to side.


7 If the pneumoperitoneum is lost, what can the cameraman check?


Check the CO2 tap on the camera has not turned off.


Check the umbilical port has not slipped out, causing a CO2 leak.


Check the CO2 line is not kinked.


8 If you think you cannot zoom in any further:


Push the umbilical port further in.


Keep still.


Change the focus.


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