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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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A prospective pilot study of two-session Gamma Knife surgery for large metastatic brain tumors.
Stereotaxic gamma knife surgery in treatment of critically located pilocytic astrocytoma.
The 43-year-old salesman from Devon was given only weeks to live after being diagnosed with aggressive skin cancer two years ago, but Gamma Knife surgery shrank four tumours in his brain in March.
Tumor control rates have ranged from 84 to 100% after either gamma knife surgery or linear accelerator based radiosurgery.
Gamma knife surgery involves the delivery of gamma radiation to precise targets identified using magnetic resonance imaging.