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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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Clinical examination combined with TUR-BT pathology determined that 3 patients had cT1 tumors, 9 patients had cT2, and 4 had >cT2 (3 had signs of genital organ involvement on positive bimanual exam and radiologic findings) disease prior to radical surgery.
The optimum chance for survival typically follows radical surgery and radiotherapy.
Jackson believes that his reforms could buy us another 10,000 years, and technically speaking he may be correct, but he's proposing radical surgery, and radical ideas get a frosty reception amongst the agricultural establishment.
Her prognosis was very poor and despite radical surgery and postoperative chemo- and radiotherapy, she died of complications.
Murphy and her associates at the University of Toronto prospectively analyzed data from 876 patients who underwent radical surgery for clinical stage I cervical cancer between July 1984 and January 2000.
But motor industry observers fear many companies may not survive the radical surgery MG Rover believes is vital to ensure the car firm's future.
I challenge all of us as elected officials to develop a black, brown, white and yellow partnership to diagnose the disease and to perform the radical surgery in our communities that alone can save us.
But analysts' expectations for the seed, or brachytherapy, market proved too optimistic as many physicians clung to traditional treatments for prostate cancer, including radical surgery, said Justin Vaicek, an analyst at Cruttenden Roth Inc.
Clearly, someone must undertake radical surgery to stop Medicare's hemorrhaging--as well as to protect the elderly and their families from being bankrupted by long illnesses.
This is an excellent option for patients with early stage cancer, for whom the treatment can be used as stand-alone therapy instead of external beam radiation or radical surgery.
Part of Califano's radical surgery is campaign finance reform: "[A]s long as the big bucks are in treatment and the profits are in sick care, that's where members of Congress and influential lobbyists will center their efforts; there are precious few political contributions to be found in health promotion and disease prevention.
Kaufman and his colleagues at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston didn't want to jeopardize their patients' survival, but they did want to avoid radical surgery if possible.