Q- Transplantation of the left lobe of liver is performed for a patient with hepatic failure. A year later, the size of the recipient liver becomes greater than at the time of the transplantation. Which one of the following cellular changes most likely takes place in the patient’s liver?
Q- A 64-year-old woman complains of low back pain for 1 week. Her pain and tenderness are localized over the lumbar spine and exaggerated by movement. Her physician prescribes her a phosphonate drug.
What is the mechanism of action of this drug for this patient?
A- Decrease osteoclast activity
B- Decrease parathormone activity
C- Increase osteoblast activity
D- Increase vitamin D absorption
E- Increase urinary calcium reabsorption
Q- An autopsy is performed for an obese male died of a heart attack. Microscopic examination of the heart shows the myocardial fibers are increased in size and adipocytes are interdigitating with these fibers. Which of the following most likely explains the presence of adipocytes in the patient’s heart?
A- Cholesterol deposition
B- Fatty infiltration