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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Bariatric surgery is not done for cosmetic reasons and should not be considered synA[degrees]onymous with liposuction or abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)," Dr Harikrishnan said.
Over half of women seeking bariatric surgery show signs of sexual dysfunction and psychological stress as a result.
One cosmetic surgery clinic in Dubai told 7DAYS that such requests were denied as no doctor would perform bariatric surgery on anyone under the age of 18, because the youngsters' bodies have not fully developed.
Bariatric Surgery Market Research Report, Industry Analysis by device (surgical stapler, gastric bands, gastric balloons, adjustable gastric band, and gastric emptying systems), type (gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy), end user - Global forecast till 2023
Sharjah resident Rosamma took a bank loan to fund her bariatric surgery. The professional in her mid-30s, having tried all methods, was under constant pressure to lose weight.
In the UK, 3 out of every 4 bariatric surgery patients are women, and the majority of them are of childbearing age.
According to the findings, published in the journal Pediatrics, young people with cognitive impairments and developmental disabilities, including Down syndrome, have similar weight-loss trajectories to those with typical cognitive function after bariatric surgery.
Each participant was interviewed to assess their knowledge of obesity and bariatric surgery using a new questionnaire that was developed based on previous studies.
"It is obese kids with lifethreatening conditions like this who are having bariatric surgery.
* The probability of dying from bariatric surgery is higher than the chance of dying from obesity.