MCQ 2nd week of June, 2015



  1. Following a TURP, striated muscle is identified in the prostate chips.  The patient will most likely experience —
a.     No complications
b.   Urinary extravasation
c.  Excessive bleeding
d. Impotence
e.  Incontinence


  1. The primary advantage of electrovaporization over transurethal prostatectomy in a 70-year-old sexually active man with a 40 gm benign prostate and a history of two myocardial infarctions is


a.     Less fluid absorption
b.    Less dysuria
c.     Less retrograde ejaculation
d.    Shorter hospital stay
e.     Decreased operative time


  1. A 65-year-old man has lethargy, malaise, and markedly diminished urinary stream.  After urethral catheterization, he experiences a postobstructive diuresis that is managed by appropriate fluid replacement.  The urine output is 1500 cc daily.  The serum creatinine and BUN are 6.8 mg/dL and 95 mg/dL respectively, and are unchanged three days later.
    The next step is


a.     Renal ultrasound
b.    Increased fluid replacement
c.     Continued observation
d.    Retrograde pyelography
e.     Dialysis.


  1. Which of the following statements regarding benign prostatic hyperplasia  (BPH) are true?


a.     The stromal cell is the primary site of DHT production
b.    BPH is characterized by an imbalance between cell proliferation and cell death
c.     Androgens prevent programmed cell death in epithelial cells in the development of BPH.
d.    None of the above
e.     All of the above


  1. The majority of active smooth muscle tone in the prostate is mediated by:


a.     α1 receptor
b.    bradykinin receptor
c.     ATP receptor
d.    endothelin receptor
e.     All of the above.



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