1. Identify the FALSE statement about management/prevention of meralgia paraesthetica. A. Conservative management is enough in most cases. B. Neurectomy is not a surgical option. C. Release and transposition is an option if a single nerve trunk is involved. D. Proper patient positioning during surgery can help prevent the condition. 2. A 40-year-old female who had a retrocolic laparoscopic gastric bypass 12 months ago presents to the emergency room with intermittent crampy abdominal pain in the mid-abdomen, which is exacerbated by meals. She also has nausea and nonbilious vomiting. She is unable to tolerate liquids. On physical exam, she is afebrile, normotensive, and not tachycardic. She had 115-lb weight loss and now weighs 126 lb. Her mucous membranes are dry and she is mildly tender in the midabdomen. There are no peritoneal signs. Labs are all normal. A CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrates dilated loops of small intestine and a dilated excluded stomach. She is being hydrated with intravenous fluids. What is the NEXT best step in management? A. Observation B. Diagnostic laparoscopy C. Upper GI endoscopy D. Upper GI contrast study
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1. Identify the FALSE statement about management/prevention of meralgia paraesthetica. A….