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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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Thailand has become a popular destination for surgery, but Teixeira says some of her friends haven't been completely satisfied with the results and needed additional corrective surgeries.
Most surgeries that are normally done with blood, we are able to focus on doing them without blood,'' says Lakewood's Williams, who cautions patients against thinking that major ``bloodless'' operations, such as heart, spinal and orthopedic surgery, can be done without any transfusion.
Ask if his laser is FDA approved (it should be), how many similar surgeries he has done, what sort of training he has, and whether he participates in ongoing training.
Surgeons at Beaumont, Royal Oak performed 55,105 surgeries in 2005.
We need to be researching this," said Robert Robbins, MD, chair of the cardiothoracic surgery department at the School of Medicine, who hired Ihnken this summer to lead investigations into the potential benefits of less-invasive surgeries such as beating-heart and robotic heart surgery.
In North America and Europe, surgeons perform close to two million orthopaedic knee and hip implant surgeries annually.
There are over one and a half million orthopaedic knee and hip implant surgeries performed in Europe and North America annually.