List of Important Topics to Crack NEET-SS Surgery Exam

Apr 09 , 2021


NEET SS aspirants must be aware that preparing for super specialization requires a lot of dedication and smart study due to its vast syllabus. We at Team PrepLadder SS understand your concern about following the correct approach to preparing for the exam. 

So,  through this blog, we will acquaint you with the topics not to be missed while preparing for the NEET SS surgery exam with a view to ease your preparation.

IMPORTANT TOPICS FROM VARIOUS SECTIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

TOPIC

MOST IMPORTANT SUB-TOPICS

CTVS

  • Congenital  heart disease  – ASD, VSD, Fallot’s tetralogy, PDA, TAPVC
  • The Thorax- CA Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Arterial diseases
  • Venous disorders
  • Lymphatic  diseases

HEAD & NECK

  • Accessory N.
  • Acoustic Neuroma.
  • Albrights Syndrome.
  • Anaplastic.
  • Baranays Syndrome.
  • Boorhavees rupture.
  • Brain tumour.
  • Brains Syndrome.
  • Head and neck carcinomas
  • Developmental anomalies 
  • Branchial arches
  • Head and neck plastic surgeries
  • Salivary gland tumors
  • Cranial nerves 
  • Angiofibroma
  • Facial nerve tumors
  • All the syndromes
  • Pituitary gland
  • Fungal rhinosinusitis 
  • Embryology
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Maxillofacial trauma

ONCOSURGERY

  • Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • BRCA1, BRCA2, and Hereditary 

Breast-Ovarian Cancer 

  • APCGene and Familial Adenomatous 

Polyposis 

  • PTEN and Cowden Disease 
  • RET Proto-Oncogene and Multiple 

Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 

  • Chemical Carcinogens 
  • Physical Carcinogens 
  • Viral Carcinogens 
  • Prognostic and Predictive Tissue 

Markers 

  • Serum Markers 
  • Circulating Tumor Cells 
  • Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
  • Bone Marrow Micrometastases 
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy

NEUROSURGERY 

  • GCS
  • Various Neurosurgical Scores
  • ICU Scores
  • EDH/  SDH/  SAH
  • Head injury
  • CNS Tumours
  • Oral cancers
  • Neck Dissection
  • Cleft lip, Cleft palate
  • Salivary gland Tumours
  • Raised Intracranial Pressure 
  • Brain Stem Compression 
  • Stroke 
  • Seizure

UROLOGY

  • Renal calculi
  • HYDRONEPHROSIS
  • Kidney Infections
  • RCC / Wilm’s Tumour
  • Renal investigations
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Vesicoureteric reflux
  • Incontinence of Urine
  • Cystitis
  • INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL URINARY 

DIVERSION

  • CA Urinary bladder
  • Bladder stones
  • BPH/  CA Prostate
  • Urethral injury
  • Undescended testis
  • Testicular Tumours
  • Urethral stricture
  • Phimosis
  • TORSION OF THE TESTIS
  • VARICOCELE
  • HYDROCELE
  • CYSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE 

EPIDIDYMIS

  • Tumor of The Testis

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 & its complications
  • Pseudocyst pancreas
  • Pancreatic neoplasms
  • CDH
  • Achalasia cardia
  • CA oesophagus
  • 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
  • Discharges from the nipple
  • Bacterial mastitis
  • Duct ectasia/periductal mastitis
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Differentiated thyroid cancer
  • Solitary thyroid nodules
  • Follicular Adenoma
  • Papillary Carcinoma
  • Follicular Carcinoma
  • Goitre
  • Grave’s disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Post thyroidectomy complications
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma
  • 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 help you to crack the NEET-SS Surgery exam.


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