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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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Predictors of diabetes insipidus after transsphenoidal surgery.
Hyponatremia after transsphenoidal surgery for hypothalamo-pituitary tumors.
DDAVP use in patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas.
One might expect to observe speech disturbances following sublabial transsphenoidal surgery for at least two reasons.
With these considerations in mind, we report the case of a patient who experienced sensory disturbances in the upper lip, teeth, and alveolar region following sublabial transsphenoidal surgery.
The long-term outcome of pituitary irradiation after unsuccessful transsphenoidal surgery in Cushing's disease.
Abstract: Patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery have complex needs that require expert care and the coordination of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.
The patient with a pituitary tumor undergoing transsphenoidal surgery represents a challenge to all nurses.