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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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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements concerning the creation of the General Thoracic Surgery Database, the type of information that will be included in the General Thoracic Surgery Database, the parties that will be involved in the management of the General Thoracic Surgery Database, and the utility and value of the General Thoracic Surgery Database.
Actual service provision by surgeons was calculated in terms of whole time equivalents (WTEs), defined as the percentage of working time spent by each cardiothoracic surgeon on thoracic surgery.
Through Patient Choice, any patient in the UK who needs thoracic surgery can choose to go to a Foundation Trust for treatment when referred by their GP.
John Alexander's seventh resident in thoracic surgery at the University of Michigan, he was the city's first and the state's second thoracic surgeon (Figure 1).
Additionally, it is providing information to its customers on alternative tissue reinforcement products that may be used in conjunction with Covidien endoscopic staplers for thoracic surgery.
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery is the official journal of STS and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association.
We aimed to investigate the scope and trends in clinical research in South African thoracic surgery between 1955 and 2006 and to measure its impact on clinical practice.
Heart of England Trust, which runs Heartlands and Solihull hospitals and Birmingham Chest Clinic, has eliminated waiting times for thoracic surgery.
Fred Grannis, head of the Section of Thoracic Surgery, and Arnold Rotter, chief of Computed Tomography, who are conducting the trial.
The results of their research, comparing BiLinx(TM) to other competitive technologies, were published in the December 1998 supplement to The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
As chief of thoracic surgery at Brook Army Hospital, he received extensive experience in thoracic surgery, performing as many as 15 cases a day, 6 to 7 days a week.
a Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon and nationally recognized pioneer in robotic assisted lung cancer surgery, is medical director of the new Thoracic Surgery and Lung Center, which expands the scope of JMC's nationally accredited Ella Milbank Foshay Cancer Center.

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