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)
Diverticulitis has increased in incidence over the past few decades, becoming a major healthcare burden for Western countries.
Hemorrhoidal disease is a common disorder requiring surgical intervention in approximately 10% of cases
The ileocolic artery is the most inferior branch of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA), supplying blood to the distal ileum, ileocecal valve, cec ...
A volvulus is a twist of the intestine around the axis of its blood supply. In the case of a sigmoid volvulus, the twist occurs in the sigmoid ...
Diseases of the appendix come in two varieties: infectious/inflammatory or neoplastic etiologies. The latter can come in the form of epithelial, ne ...
Crohn’s disease, a well-known subtype of inflammatory bowel disease, is an inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract with numerous ...
The superior mesenteric vein (SMV) is a major venous tributary of the abdominal cavity. Embryologically derived in association with the vitelline v ...
An abdominal abscess is a collection of cellular debris, enzymes, and liquefied remains which can be from an infection or non-infectious source. An ...
Contrast agents are pharmaceuticals that increase the information content of diagnostic images. They serve to improve the sensitivity and spec ...
Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare clinical entity, characterized by diffuse intra-abdominal gelatinous ascites, the so-called “jelly bel ...
Bariatric surgery for weight loss has become a common practice in the United States with about 179,000 operations being performed in 2013. The seco ...
The omentum is made up of cells that are mesothelial in origin. It is said to be a type of visceral adipose tissue with a total surface area of 150 ...
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction is characterized by the dilation of bowel in the absence of an anatomical obstruction. Patients present with the ...
Colon polyps are protrusions occurring in the colon lumen most commonly sporadic or as part of other syndromes. Polyps are classified as diminutive ...
Dakin solution, also called Dakin fluid or Carrel-Dakin fluid, is a dilute sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) solution that is commonly known as blea ...
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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