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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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The success of limb salvage depends on speedy detection and early referral by the primary care healthcare practitioner, and on a coordinated and carefully thought out sequence of staging, preoperative treatment, limb salvage surgery, and post-salvage support and follow-up by a dedicated team of care givers,” says Dr.
Medics managed to save Lily's leg in the extremely rare procedure, known as limb salvage surgery.