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SURGERY, med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations adopted for their cure.
     2. Every lawyer should have some acquaintance with surgery; his knowledge on this subject will be found useful in cases of homicide and wounds.

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Health-related quality of life improves following pulmonary rehabilitation and lung volume reduction surgery.
Improved neurobehavioral functioning in emphysema patients following lung volume reduction surgery compared with medical therapy.
Improved quality of life after lung volume reduction surgery.
A prospective evaluation of lung volume reduction surgery in 200 consecutive patients.
Prospective randomized trial comparing bilateral lung volume reduction surgery to pulmonary rehabilitation in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Lung volume reduction surgery vs medical treatment: for patients with advanced emphysema.
Changes in breathing and ventilatory muscle recruitment patterns induced by lung volume reduction surgery.
Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on neuromechanical coupling of the diaphragm.
Change in quality of life after lung volume reduction surgery.
In recent years, lung volume reduction surgery, which involves the removal of diseased portions of the lung in order to enable the remaining, healthier portions of the lung to function better, has become an accepted therapy for advanced emphysema.
Revenue from our Peri-Strips product, which is used in lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), trailed last year, when hospitals performed a significant number of cases at no charge, but showed a gain over the immediately preceding quarter.