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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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One Warwick researcher, trainee orthopaedic surgeon Tim Barlow, said: "Although knee replacement surgery is a well-established and eective operation, the interplay that dierent patient factors have on the outcome of the operation is not well understood.
About two-thirds of lost function is regained after shoulder replacement surgery.
Fifty- six- year- old Neena Bharghava suffered from excruciating pain in the knees for four years before she decided to go for total knee replacement surgery.
RAK Hospital offers the latest advances in orthopedic care which includes rehabilitation, pain management and surgical techniques such as minimal invasive replacement surgery, a total knee replacement and hip replacement surgery.
AUDIENCE: Mainly practicing orthopedic surgeons, fellows and residents who are interested in hip arthroplasty have been targeted but several carefully designed scenarios of controversial and difficult situations surrounding total hip replacement surgery and the current information will also be welcomed by experienced clinicians practicing in hip arthroplasty.
Forty-five percent of the nonsurgical patients said that joint replacement surgery was never discussed as a treatment option, the report indicates.
Consultant pathologist Dr Jan Lowe told Deputy Coroner Gordon Hetherington that he believed the hip replacement surgery and Mr Harley's long-standing heart problems contributed to his death.
Malcolm in the Middle'' star Jane Kaczmarek had a traditional hip replacement surgery last year.
Patients undergoing primary total hip replacement surgery lose an average of three units of blood, which often must be replaced by a transfusion.
Studies reported that fondaparinux lowered the risk of DVT by 56% for hip fracture surgery and by 55% for knee replacement surgery, compared with enoxaparin.
The first minimally invasive hip replacement surgery of this type in the country was done at Rush-Presbyterian-St.
The goals of hip replacement surgery are to improve mobility by relieving pain and improve function of the hip joint.