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 347 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 184 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 (347)
Our question bank for the Colorectal Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 4 questions
- Cardiovascular - 24 questions
- Connective Tissue - 5 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 5 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 372 questions
- Genetics - 16 questions
- Genitourinary - 23 questions
- Growth and Development - 9 questions
- Gynecologic - 5 questions
- Hematologic - 10 questions
- Infectious - 55 questions
- Integument - 7 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 8 questions
- Nervous - 12 questions
- Nutrition - 6 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 108 questions
- Pulmonary - 2 questions
- Renal - 2 questions
- Surgery - 172 questions
- Toxicology - 3 questions
- Trauma - 28 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 34 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) - 135 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 170 questions
- Communication/Documentation (Oral, Written, EMR) - 1 questions
- Teaching/Learning (Promotes Behavior Change) - 2 questions
- Causes - 159 questions
- Classification - 77 questions
- Differential - 183 questions
- Epidemiology - 6 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 80 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 69 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 50 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 6 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 112 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 117 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 9 questions
- History Physical - 355 questions
- Legal - 2 questions
- Pathophysiology - 139 questions
- Patient Education - 11 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 226 questions
- Toxicology - 1 questions
- Treatment Medical - 95 questions
- Treatment Occupation/Physical Therapy - 1 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 1 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 12 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 196 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 2 questions
- Clinical Education - 34 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 (184)
Actinomycosis is a rare subacute to chronic infection caused by the gram-positive filamentous non-acid fast anaerobic to microaerophilic bacteria, ...
Rectal bleeding, or hematochezia, is a frequently encountered problem in the outpatient setting. It can herald a pathology in the proximal lower ga ...
Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), also known as Lynch syndrome, is an autosomal dominant trait and the most common cause of inher ...
Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) refers to a broad constellation of symptoms and anatomic changes related to abnormal function of the pelvic floor mu ...
Neutropenic enterocolitis (NE) has been a life-threatening condition with a mortality rate of 30% to 50%.
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 ...
Nasogastric tubes are, as one might surmise from their name, tubes that are inserted through the nares to pass through the posterior oropharynx, do ...
Postoperative wound infection is a common healthcare problem. The process of wound infection is complex and involves an interplay between several b ...
A fistula is an abnormal connection between 2 epithelial surfaces. This is a general definition that applies to most of the known fistula but ...
Ulcerative colitis is an idiopathic inflammatory condition of the colon which results in diffuse friability and superficial erosions on the colonic ...
Hemicolectomy is a commonly performed operation for cancer of the colon. The first successful right hemicolectomy was performed in 1832 by Reybard. ...
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic immune-mediated disorder comprised of Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis. Ulcerative coli ...
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a double-stranded DNA virus and a member of the human herpesvirus family. It is a common viral infection in 50% to 100% of ...
It is estimated that anywhere from 25% to 45% of the adult population suffers from long-term pain, which results in a poor quality of life, loss of ...
Gastric cancer is the fifth most frequently diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, albeit there has been a global ...
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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