screening should be conducted within 5 to 10 years. For patients with an aorta of 3 to 4 cm in diameter, follow-up screening should be performed on a yearly basis. For patients with a diameter of greater than 4 cm, careful follow-up needs to be performed on a bi-yearly basis. If a patient presents with an aorta with a diameter greater than 5 cm, surgery is recommended, which would include abdominal or open chest repair. Question: 64 The incorrect statement about Buerger‟s disease is: A. Buerger‟s disease is a rare disorder
B. Complications of the disease are ulcerations, infections, and gangrene C. The disease is more common in men than in women D. Another name for the disease is Raynaud‟s disease Answer: D The incorrect statement about Buerger‟s disease is “Another name for the di sease is Raynaud‟s disease”. Another name for Buerger‟s disease is Thromboangiitis obliterans. Symptoms of Buerger‟s disease include pain and weakness in extremities, swelling of hands and feet, Raynaud‟s phenomenon, open sores on digits. Question: 65 Which of the following is true about atherosclerotic plaque formation? A. Plaque formation is caused by an acute inflammatory response and endothelial
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