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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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However more extensive, diffuse disease would make patients intrinsically unsuitable for breast conservation surgery.
Reduction mammaplasty: its role in breast conservation surgery for early-stage breast cancer.
Many victims have breast conservation surgery - a lumpectomy - to remove the DCIS area, possibly followed by radiotherapy.
2010; NCCN, 2011) Prognostic factors Precursor to invasive breast cancer in ipsilateral breast (Bland, 2011) Treatment Surgery Breast conservation surgery (BCT): lumpectomy with clear margins (Bland, 2011) Radiation Adjuvant radiation therapy following lumpectomy (Bland, 2011) Surveillance Surveillance every year for lifetime (and every 6 months for 5 years, and then annually post radiation if BCT); annual mammogram (NCCN, 2011) Selective Estrogen Receptor Follow up SERMs optional if Modulators (SERMS) estrogen-receptor positive (NCCN, 2011) Mastectomy Unilateral simple mastectomy or bilateral simple mastectomy (personal choice) (Bland, 2011) Classification of Lesion Lobular Carcinoma in situ Diagnosis Clinical presentation Asymptomatic clinically (Bland, 2011; Choi et al.
But a ten-year research project by researchers from Duke University in North Carolina has found that a less radical form of treatment - breast conservation surgery - is more effective, the Daily Mail reported.
There will be a live interactive operative workshop on breast conservation surgery and MRM with breast reconstruction on Saturday, 19th January 2012.
MRI of the breasts was highly sensitive (5) (59%) in detecting occult primary lesion in breasts and MRI increased the rate of breast conservation surgery.
Radiotherapy with and without chemotherapy after breast conservation surgery for early stage breast cancer: a review of timing.
The patient gave a history of a hard, slightly painful lump in the left breast for which she had undergone breast conservation surgery.