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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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a copy of the informed consent form usually given to the patient prior to surgery for either saline or silicone-gel filled implants.
Management by endoscopic examination, CT, endoscopic surgery, and postoperative endoscopic assessment is now considered to be the appropriate method, but paranasal sinus squeeze is not generally thought of as an indication for surgery.
4 Minimally Invasive Surgery Thoracolumbar Fixation Market
Costs associated with the 3-year increase in hospitalization could amount to roughly half again the $25,000 price tag for the surgery, the researchers say.
Matta first saw an anterior hip replacement surgery performed in Paris in 1981 by French orthopedic surgeon Emile Letournel.
Obesity treatments that may be considered under the new policy include diet plans, weight-loss medication, use of dietitians and gastric bypass surgery.
Already in the early 1960s, he was a master of functional and reconstructive surgery of laryngeal carcinoma.
Because people who are at high risk for infections or in poor health are less likely to recover successfully, doctors may not recommend hip replacement surgery for these patients.
Randall Wolf, director of minimally invasive cardiac surgery at Ohio State University.
ArthroCare's soft-tissue surgery systems consist of a controller unit and an assortment of disposable devices that are specialized for specific types of surgery.
This surgery rebuilds the contour of the breast by taking tissue from other areas of the body.