Our review is designed to help you maximize your score on the Thoracic Surgery Examination. StatPearls questions and articles are linked directly to American Board of Thoracic Surgery® content outlines. Each review course is designed to empower you to assess your knowledge and understanding of medical principles and concepts found on the Thoracic Surgery Examination.
We have 768 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 365 PubMed indexed review articles related to the Thoracic Surgery Board Certification Examination. You can customize practice questions to anatomical and clinical Thoracic Surgeon subject areas. In addition, you will have access to a 250 question pre- and post-test Thoracic Surgery Examination 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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Thoracic Surgery Examination Overview
How many hours is the Thoracic Surgery Examination?
The Thoracic Surgery Examination is 5.5 hours.
How many questions is the Thoracic Surgery Examination?
The Thoracic Surgery Examination is 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the Thoracic Surgery Examination?
Topics include: General Thoracic Surgery: Lung, Trachea/Bronchi, Pleura, Mediastinum, Esophagus, Chest Wall, and Diaphragm. Cardiac Surgery: Valvular Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Diseases of the Great Vessels, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Other Conditions and Operations, Extracorporeal Circulation and Life Support, Myocardial Protection, Postoperative Care, and Transplant. Thoracic Surgery Critical Care: Ventilator Management, Bleeding (non-trauma), Hemodynamic Instability, Organ Dysfunction/Failure, Dysrhythmias, Invasive Line Management, and Nutrition.
Thoracic Surgery Examination MCQs (768)
Our question bank for the Thoracic Surgery Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 3 questions
- Cardiovascular - 161 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 57 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 23 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 140 questions
- Genetics - 9 questions
- Genitourinary - 5 questions
- Growth and Development - 41 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 15 questions
- Infectious - 97 questions
- Integument - 9 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 77 questions
- Nervous - 42 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 177 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 580 questions
- Renal - 4 questions
- Surgery - 278 questions
- Toxicology - 5 questions
- Trauma - 185 questions
- Manage Care and Comply Regulations - 40 questions
- Health Promotion & Maintenance (Prevent Problems) - 1 questions
- Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs) - 8 questions
- Reduction Risk (Post Procedure) - 19 questions
- Physiological Adaptation (Care Ill Patients) - 246 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 270 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 320 questions
- Classification - 127 questions
- Differential - 351 questions
- Epidemiology - 20 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 179 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 107 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 57 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 4 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 233 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 487 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 2 questions
- History Physical - 790 questions
- Pathophysiology - 288 questions
- Patient Education - 11 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 474 questions
- Toxicology - 4 questions
- Treatment Medical - 190 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 5 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 11 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 402 questions
- Healthcare Ethics - 1 questions
- Clinical Education - 40 questions
- Therapeutics (Drug treatment) - 11 questions
- Drug Information - 3 questions
- Pharmaceutics (Safely dosing medications) - 2 questions
Thoracic Surgery Examination Articles (365)
Pain and discomfort at the end of life are frequently under-recognized and undertreated. With the advent of modalities that help prolong life, ther ...
Gastric volvulus is a rare, clinical event that occurs in both adults and pediatric patients. In 1886, Berti was the first to describe a gastric vo ...
Actinomycosis is a rare subacute to chronic infection caused by the gram-positive filamentous non-acid fast anaerobic to microaerophilic bacteria, ...
Barotrauma is damage to body tissue secondary to pressure difference in enclosed cavities within the body. Barotrauma is commonly observed in ...
Tracheoinnominate fistula (TIF) is a life-threatening complication most frequently described after a tracheostomy. It is associated with massive he ...
Subclavian steal syndrome (SSS), also known as subclavian-vertebral artery steal syndrome, is a phenomenon causing retrograde flow in an ipsilatera ...
The larynx is a well-protected structure surrounded by mandible, sternum, and cervical spine. Its elasticity and mobility add to its protection.
Inhalation injury is a broad term that includes pulmonary exposure to a wide range of chemicals in various forms including smoke, gases, vapors, or ...
A hiatal hernia is a medical condition in which the upper part of the stomach or other internal organ bulges through an opening in the diaphragm. T ...
Neurogenic pulmonary edema (NPE) is a clinical condition that arises as acute respiratory distress taking place in conjunction with severe neu ...
The recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) branches off the vagus nerve (cranial nerve X) and has an indirect course through the neck. It supplies innerva ...
Onchocerciasis, also known as the African river blindness, is the second most important cause of infectious blindness worldwide after trachoma. ...
Thymomas and thymic carcinomas originate from the epithelial cells of the thymus within the anterior mediastinum. The thymus is an encapsulate ...
Jason M Wallen MD Associate Professor Upstate Medical University FACS, FCCP Syracuse NY
Yvonne M Carter MD Assistant Professor Sinai Hospital ABS, ABTS Baltimore MD
Syed S Razi MD Practicing Physician ABS, ABTS Pembroke Pines
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