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.
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We have 472 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 225 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 (472)
Our question bank for the Colorectal Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 6 questions
- Cardiovascular - 31 questions
- Connective Tissue - 11 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 6 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 480 questions
- Genetics - 23 questions
- Genitourinary - 25 questions
- Growth and Development - 8 questions
- Gynecologic - 6 questions
- Hematologic - 15 questions
- Infectious - 73 questions
- Integument - 9 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 11 questions
- Nervous - 14 questions
- Nutrition - 9 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 132 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 4 questions
- Renal - 3 questions
- Surgery - 222 questions
- Toxicology - 5 questions
- Trauma - 30 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 19 questions
- Promote Safety and Minimize Infection - 1 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 7 questions
- Basic Care and Comfort (Assist Daily Living Tasks) - 2 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 16 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 20 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 128 questions
- Psychosocial (Mental Health Patient/Family) - 1 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 162 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 1 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 3 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 178 questions
- Classification - 72 questions
- Differential - 213 questions
- Epidemiology - 8 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 101 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 91 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 39 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 7 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 135 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 162 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 8 questions
- History Physical - 439 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 172 questions
- Patient Education - 13 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 272 questions
- Toxicology - 4 questions
- Treatment Medical - 127 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 11 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 241 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 3 questions
- Clinical Education - 15 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 15 questions
- Drug Information - 17 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 4 questions
- Pharmacokinetics (Drug movement in body) - 1 questions
Colorectal Surgery Exam Articles (225)
The Subjective, Objective, Assessment and Plan (SOAP) note is an acronym representing a widely used method of documentation for healthcare pro ...
Gastrointestinal (GI) tuberculosis (TB) accounts for 1% to 3 % of all TB cases worldwide.
A stoma is the exteriorization of a loop of bowel from the anterior abdominal wall, done during a surgical procedure. It is done for diversion or d ...
Hemorrhoid disease is a common pathology that can yield symptoms ranging from minimal discomfort or inconvenience to excruciating pain and signific ...
The primary FDA-approved indications of octreotide, seen by clinical studies, are for the treatment of acromegaly and thyrotrophinomas. In patients ...
Bevacizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A) and is used for the treatment of the below con ...
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and percutaneous endoscopic gastro-jejunal (PEG-J) tubes are common procedures in the management of patie ...
Incisional hernia refers to abdominal wall hernia at the site of a previous surgical incision. It is a type of ventral hernia. Midline incisio ...
An anal fistula (anorectal fistula) is one of the most common colorectal issues in the U.S. ...
The visceral components of the pelvis include gastrointestinal and genitourinary structures. The sigmoid colon, rectum, and anus are the terminus a ...
Digestion in the gastrointestinal tract is a highly complex process involving both mechanical forces and chemical reactions to disintegrate and met ...
The liver is one of the most common sites for cancer metastasis, accounting for nearly 25% of all cases.
Sepsis is a proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory response that manifests in the body as a result of the host-pathogen interaction, with excessive ...
Gastrointestinal bleeding scan (GIBS) is a non-invasive diagnostic radionuclide imaging study to evaluate patients with a suspected overt GI bleed, ...
Colonic adenomas are raised protrusions of colonic mucosa, i.e., polyps formed by glandular tissue. Although a tumor of benign nature, these adenom ...
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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