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We have 796 Multiple-choice 1st, 2nd, and 3rd order questions with four detailed teaching points linked to 374 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 (796)
Our question bank for the Thoracic Surgery Examination covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
- Allergy and Immunology - 3 questions
- Cardiovascular - 172 questions
- Connective Tissue - 7 questions
- Ears Nose and Throat - 59 questions
- Endocrine and Metabolic - 24 questions
- Eyes - 2 questions
- Gastrointestinal - 147 questions
- Genetics - 9 questions
- Genitourinary - 4 questions
- Growth and Development - 42 questions
- Gynecologic - 2 questions
- Hematologic - 14 questions
- Infectious - 101 questions
- Integument - 11 questions
- Musculoskeletal - 78 questions
- Nervous - 46 questions
- Nutrition - 1 questions
- Obstetric - 5 questions
- Oncologic - 180 questions
- Psychiatric Mental Health - 1 questions
- Pulmonary - 600 questions
- Renal - 4 questions
- Surgery - 289 questions
- Toxicology - 7 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) - 255 questions
- Process (Analysis, Assess, Eval, Implement, Plan) - 280 questions
- Culture/Spiritualilty (Beliefs, Practices, Ethics) - 1 questions
- Causes - 333 questions
- Classification - 126 questions
- Differential - 361 questions
- Epidemiology - 22 questions
- Evaluation Diagnostic Tests - 183 questions
- Evaluation Lab - 108 questions
- Evaluation Monitoring - 63 questions
- Evaluation Nuclear Medicine - 4 questions
- Evaluation Procedures - 234 questions
- Evaluation Radiologic - 499 questions
- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 2 questions
- History Physical - 805 questions
- Pathophysiology - 297 questions
- Patient Education - 11 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 493 questions
- Toxicology - 7 questions
- Treatment Medical - 198 questions
- Treatment Prehospital - 5 questions
- Treatment Radiation - 11 questions
- Treatment Rehabilitation - 1 questions
- Treatment Surgical - 416 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 (374)
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Onchocerciasis, also known as the African river blindness, is the second most important cause of infectious blindness worldwide after trachoma. ...
Imaging plays an essential role in evaluating the lungs, both anatomically and functionally. Whether it is for establishing a diagnosis, monitoring ...
Superior pulmonary sulcus tumors or Pancoast tumors arise from the apical pleuro-pulmonary groove located superior to the first rib. When these tum ...
Tracheoinnominate fistula (TIF) is a life-threatening complication most frequently described after a tracheostomy. It is associated with massive he ...
Subglottic stenosis can be defined as the narrowing of the upper airway, which lies between the vocal folds and the lower border of the cricoid car ...
Esophageal injury (EI) is a rare but challenging clinical finding in the setting of trauma. Esophageal injuries/perforations are transmural disrupt ...
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 ...
The infectious pulmonary process that occurs after abnormal entry of fluids into the lower respiratory tract is termed aspiration pneumonia. The as ...
Pleural effusion is a common occurrence in emergency departments (ED) worldwide and a constant reason for a pulmonology consultation. In the United ...
Subphrenic abscesses represent infected collections bounded above by the diaphragm, and below by the transverse colon and mesocolon, and the omentu ...
Foreign body aspiration remains a significant cause of death in children for anatomic as well as developmental reasons. Choking is typically define ...
An esophageal diverticulum is a relatively rare disorder of the esophagus. It is an outpouch ...
There are approximately 1 million patients hospitalized in the United States each year with pneumonia. Of those hospitalized for pneumonia, 20% to ...
Bronchogenic cysts are foregut-derived cystic malformations of the respiratory tract. They a ...
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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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