Surgery

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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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Oncoplastic surgery in the context of partial breast reconstruction encompasses both volume replacement and volume displacement techniques.
With appropriate patient selection, this epitome of oncoplastic surgery can permit wide tumour excision and yield excellent cosmetic results with maintenance of skin and nipple sensation.
The latter may be particularly traumatic after bilateral oncoplastic surgery and the patient will be faced with the prospect of whole-breast reconstruction.
The key to oncoplastic surgery is finding tumors that are small (early breast cancers), and in order to find tumors when they are small, we need to know who is at high risk," said Dr.
Earlier, the same group had assessed the safety of oncoplastic surgery by studying 30 consecutive patients who had oncoplastic surgery and compared them with another 30 patients who had a standard quadrantectomy [9].
Although there have been several studies assessing the cosmetic outcomes following conservation or reconstruction surgery, no formal studies comparing the cosmetic outcomes in oncoplastic surgery to other surgical methods have yet been published.
Long-term oncological results of breast conservative treatment with oncoplastic surgery.