Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323356428, 9780323416818

Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards

2nd Edition

Authors: Christian DeVirgilio
Editors: Areg Grigorian
Paperback ISBN: 9780323356428
eBook ISBN: 9780323416818
eBook ISBN: 9780323416801
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th April 2017
Page Count: 400

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For surgery residents studying for their yearly in-service exam, recent graduates preparing for Surgery written boards, or those recertifying, there’s no better review tool than Dr. Christian DeVirgilio’s Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards, 2nd Edition. Content has been tested for a number of years on Harbor-UCLA surgical residents and has proven to significantly improve exam scores. Now thoroughly up to date with new topics, new questions, and new contributors, it fully prepares you for success on surgery exams.

Key Features

  • 957 multiple-choice, single best answer questions that closely follow the new ABSITE and board style.
  • Proven content has been tested and shown to help you get the score you want.
  • Online testing allows you to test yourself and quickly score your responses.
  • Correct answers and rationales are based on information found in major reference works in the field of surgery.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Abdomen – General

Chapter 2. Abdomen – Hernia

Chapter 3. Abdomen – Biliary

Chapter 4. Abdomen – Liver

Chapter 5. Abdomen – Pancreas

Chapter 6. Abdomen – Spleen

Chapter 7. Alimentary Tract – Esophagus

Chapter 8. Alimentary Tract – Stomach

Chapter 9. Alimentary Tract – Small Intestine

Chapter 10. Alimentary Tract – Large Intestine

Chapter 11. Alimentary Tract – Anorectal

Chapter 12. Breast

Chapter 13. Endocrine

Chapter 14. Skin and Soft Tissue Infection

Chapter 15. Surgical Critical Care

Chapter 16. Trauma

Chapter 17. Vascular – Arterial Disease

Chapter 18. Vascular – Venous

Chapter 19. Vascular – Access

Chapter 20. Transplantation

Chapter 21. Thoracic Surgery

Chapter 22. Pediatric Surgery

Chapter 23. Plastic Surgery

Chapter 24. Genitourinary

Chapter 25. Gynecology

Chapter 26. Head and Neck

Chapter 27. Nervous System


Chapter 28. Anesthesia

Chapter 29. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 30. Immunology

Chapter 31. Infection and Antimicrobial Therapy

Chapter 32. Nutrition and Metabolism

Chapter 33. Oncology and Tumor Biology

Chapter 34. Pharmacology

Chapter 35. Preoperative Evaluation and Perioperative Care

Chapter 36. Transfusion and Disorders of Coagulation

Chapter 37. Wound Healing


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About the Author

Christian DeVirgilio

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA; Co-Chair, College of Applied Anatomy, Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

About the Editor

Areg Grigorian

Affiliations and Expertise

Resident in Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA