Our review is designed to help you maximize your score on the Colorectal Surgery Exam. StatPearls questions and articles are linked directly to American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery® and American Osteopathic Board of Proctology® content outlines. Each review course is designed to empower you to assess your knowledge and understanding of medical principles and concepts found on the Colorectal Surgery Exam.
We have 356 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 189 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Colorectal Board Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Colorectal Surgeon subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Colorectal Surgery Exam to help you target learning and identify areas that need further study. Analytics and reports allow you to compare your scores to other students.
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Colorectal Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the Colorectal Surgery Exam?
The Colorectal Surgery Exam is 6 hours.
How many questions is the Colorectal Surgery Exam?
The Colorectal Surgery Exam is 300 questions.
What topics are covered on the Colorectal Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Anorectal Conditions: Hemorrhoids, Fissures, Abscesses, and Fistulas: Colorectal and Anal Tumors, Colon and Rectal Cancer Screening, Cancer Polyps Hereditary Tumor Syndromes, Familial Polyposis, Hereditary Non-polyposis Colon Cancer. Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis. Endoscopy of the Colon and Rectum: Rigid and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Polypectomy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease. Physiologic Tests (Intestinal and Anorectal) for Evaluation and Management of: Anal Incontinence, Anal Rectal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Rectal Prolapse, Anal Sphincter and Pelvic Floor, and Laparoscopic Colon Resection. Physiologic Test (Intestinal and Anorectal) for Evaluation and Management of: Anal Incontinence, Anal Rectal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Rectal Prolapse, and Anal Sphincter and Pelvic Floor.
Colorectal Surgery Exam MCQs (356)
Our question bank for the Colorectal Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 25 questions
- Connective Tissue - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 5 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 383 questions
- Genetics - 16 questions
- Genitourinary - 22 questions
- Growth and Development - 9 questions
- Gynecologic - 5 questions
- Hematologic - 10 questions
- Infectious - 55 questions
- Integument - 9 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 8 questions
- Nervous - 11 questions
- Nutrition - 6 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 117 questions
- Pulmonary - 2 questions
- Renal - 2 questions
- Surgery - 178 questions
- Toxicology - 4 questions
- Trauma - 27 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 42 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 4 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 12 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 14 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 149 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 182 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 1 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 2 questions
- Causes - 163 questions
- Classification - 81 questions
- Differential - 195 questions
- Epidemiology - 8 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 84 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 73 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 51 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 6 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 117 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 123 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 9 questions
- History Physical - 367 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 145 questions
- Patient Education - 11 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 233 questions
- Toxicology - 1 questions
- Treatment Medical - 95 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 12 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 203 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 40 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 10 questions
- Drug Information - 14 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 3 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Colorectal Surgery Exam Articles (189)
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Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare clinical entity, characterized by diffuse intra-abdominal gelatinous ascites, the so-called “jelly bel ...
The normal length of small bowel in an adult, starting from the duodenojejunal flexure, measures between 275 to 850 centimeters. Around 9 lite ...
Functional constipation is a prevalent condition in childhood, about 29.6% worldwide. In the United States, represents 3% to 5% of pediatric visits ...
Crohn disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are two conditions commonly referred to as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). They are immunologicall ...
Bowel adhesions are irregular bands of scar tissue that form between two structures that are normally not bound together. The bands of tissue ...
First described by Andral and Cruveilhier in 1830, Melanosis coli is a condition associated with the deposition of lipofuscin (not melani ...
Rectal foreign bodies (RFB) are not new to medical literature. One of the earliest examples of rectal foreign bodies (RFBs) ever rep ...
Meteorism is also known as tympanites.] The primary feature of meteorism is an accumulation of ga ...
A fistula-in-ano is an epithelial-lined tract connecting the anal canal to the perianal skin. Anal fistulas can have many causes but are most commo ...
Appendicitis is the most common general surgery problem during pregnancy. Its diagnosis represents a challenge, as its classic clinical p ...
An anal fistula (anorectal fistula) is one of the most common colorectal issues in the U.S. ...
The treatment of rectal trauma has undergone a significant evolution over the past 80 years. Most of these changes have paralleled the history of w ...
The Rigler sign, or double-wall sign, is an indication of free air enclosed within the peritoneal cavity (pneumoperitoneum), imprinting a visi ...
Burt Cagir MD, FACS Professor TCMC, Robert Packer Hospital FACS Sayre PA
Aakash Gajjar MD Assistant Professor University of Texas Medical Branch American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, FACS, FASCRS Galveston TX
Anantha Padmanabhan MD Clinical Assistant Professor Ohio State University School of Medicine FASCRS, FACS Columbus OH
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