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Thus, we earlier familiarized you with the important books and expected exam pattern for surgery and now, through this blog we will acquaint you with important topics not to be missed while preparing surgery with a view to ease your preparation.

According to this year’s analysis, in NEET SS Surgery exam, questions were asked from various sections including CTVS, Neurosurgery, Urology + Fluid and Electrolytes, Endocrine surgery, GIT + Liver, Miscellaneous. The exam also contained about 10 MCQs from PSM (including mainly epidemiological studies & statistics). Furthermore, direct questions from Love & Bailey and Sabiston’s Textbook of General Surgery were asked according to the analysis.

Among all the topics, GIT including Hepatobiliary System, Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery and Urology had more weightage.

 

IMPORTANT TOPICS FROM VARIOUS SECTIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

TOPIC

MOST IMPORTANT SUB-TOPICS

CTVS

  • Congenital  heart disease  - ASD, VSD, Fallot’s tetrology, PDA, TAPVC
  • Arterial diseases
  • Venous disorders
  • Lymphatic  diseases
  • CA Lung

NEUROSURGERY / HEAD & NECK

  • GCS
  • Various Neurosurgical Scores
  • ICU Scores
  • EDH/  SDH/  SAH
  • Head injury
  • CNS Tumours
  • Oral cancers
  • Neck Dissection
  • Cleft lip, Cleft palate
  • Salivary gland Tumours

UROLOGY

  • Renal calculi
  • RCC / Wilm’s Tumour
  • Renal investigations
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Vesicoureteric reflux
  • CA Urinary bladder
  • BPH/  CA Prostate
  • Urethral injury
  • Undescended testis
  • Testicular Tumours

GIT including HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM

  • Hydatid cyst
  • Hepatocellular CA
  • FNH
  • Hepatic adenoma
  • Liver transplantation
  • Liver anatomy & trauma
  • Portal hypertension & shunts
  • CA Gall bladder
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Cholangio CA
  • Acute pancreatitis & it’s complications
  • Pseudocyst pancreas
  • Pancreatic neoplasms
  • CDH
  • Achalasia cardia
  • CA esophagus
  • Pseudomyxoma peritonei
  • CA stomach
  • Intestinal instruction
  • Meckel’s diverticulum
  • Carcinoid Tumours
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • FAP/  HNPCC
  • CA Colon
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • CA  rectum
  • Hernias
  • Abdominal wall anatomy

ENDOCRINE SURGERY

  • CA Breast
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Differentiated thyroid cancer
  • Solitary thyroid nodules
  • Goitre
  • Grave’s disease
  • Post thyroidectomy complications
  • MEN 1 / 2A / 2B
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Neuroblastoma

PLASTIC SURGERY

  • Burns
  • Skin grafting
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Malignant melanoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Flaps
  • Z Plasty

MISCELLANEOUS

  • PSM/  Biostatistics
  • Blood transfusion
  • Transplantation
  • Shock
  • Fluid & electrolytes
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

These are some of the important topics that were frequently asked in previous examinations. Thus, one must prepare these topics for surgery in minute detail.

We hope this blog will assist you in meticulously preparing for NEET-SS.

 

Also read:

NEET-SS Surgery: Important Books and Expected Exam Pattern

Which seat should you choose in NEET SS Surgery by Dr. Raja Mahendran

Everything you need to know about NEET SS 2017

 

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