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 782 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 370 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 (782)
Our question bank for the Thoracic Surgery Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 3 questions
- Cardiovascular - 163 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 57 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 23 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 142 questions
- Genetics - 9 questions
- Genitourinary - 5 questions
- Growth and Development - 42 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 15 questions
- Infectious - 100 questions
- Integument - 9 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 78 questions
- Nervous - 43 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 180 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 592 questions
- Renal - 4 questions
- Surgery - 285 questions
- Toxicology - 6 questions
- Trauma - 187 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) - 257 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 281 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 329 questions
- Classification - 127 questions
- Differential - 360 questions
- Epidemiology - 20 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 183 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 109 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 62 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 4 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 237 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 495 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 2 questions
- History Physical - 803 questions
- Pathophysiology - 297 questions
- Patient Education - 11 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 487 questions
- Toxicology - 5 questions
- Treatment Medical - 198 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 5 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 11 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 409 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 (370)
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Esophageal perforation poses a significant interprofessional challenge to the entire therapeutic team. It can occur in three different an ...
The mediastinum is contained within the thoracic cavity and has a high concentration of major vascular and visceral structures. Traumatic injury to ...
There are four types of hiatal hernias. However, the sliding hiatal hernia (type 1) is the most common and accounts for up to 95% of all hiatal her ...
Superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is a collection of clinical signs and symptoms resulting from either partial or complete obstruction of blood flo ...
A diaphragmatic hernia (DH) is a protrusion of abdominal contents into the thoracic cavity as a result of a defect within the diaphragm. ...
Extubation is the removal of an endotracheal tube (ETT), which is the last step in liberating a patient from the mechanical ventilator. To discuss ...
Barrett esophagus (BE) is a pre-malignant condition characterized by the conversion of the normal esophageal squamous epithelium into metaplastic c ...
Medical lasers are used in multiple medical procedures nowadays, including ophthalmic, dermatologic, plastic, and dental surgeries, as well as more ...
Glottic stenosis describes a fixed narrowing of the upper airway at the level of the glottis. The glottis is the portion of the larynx containing t ...
Esophageal injury (EI) is a rare but challenging clinical finding in the setting of trauma. Esophageal injuries/perforations are transmural disrupt ...
The surgical airway is not a new concept in the world of medicine. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics display images indicating that surgeons may ...
Thoracotomy describes an incision made in the chest wall to access the contents of the thoracic cavity. Thoracotomies typically can be divided into ...
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a rare disease characterized by an accumulation of a lipoproteinaceous material within the alveoli. It can be idi ...
Lung cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in the United States. It is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, accounting for ...
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Yvonne M Carter MD Assistant Professor Sinai Hospital ABS, ABTS Baltimore MD
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