Thorax

Surgery

Thorax

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 73%
Ease of Revision 8.8 / 10

A reasonably easy chapter to revise, in view of the focus on the basics.

Question Pattern

A very logical chapter.

Focus is on knowing the basics of the different disease conditions.

Nothing complicated to be read about etiology or treatment.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Management of  tension pneumothorax
  • Common tumors of posterior mediastinum
  • MC primary tumors of the anterior mediastinum
  • Thoracoscore
  • Pulmonary Sequestration – Blood supply
  • Mesothelioma – Overview
  • Hemoptysis – Overview
  • Lung – TNM staging
  • Common Mediastinal Masses

Suggested Revision

  • Masaoka staging
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes – Overview
  • Bronchial Carcinoids – Overview
  • Indications for Thoracotomy in Trauma
  • Bronchopulmonary Segments

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