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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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3D image-guided surgery is faster and more accurate and uses less X-rays than conventional fluoroscopy-guided surgery.
Briefly, a series of nanoparticles with varying concentration of HA-Cy7.5 were prepared and characterized using a UV-Vis spectrophotometer (Thermo Fisher Scientific; Waltham, MA), a Fluoromax fluorometer (Horiba; Kyoto, Japan), a Pearl Trilogy Small Animal Imaging System (LI-COR; Lincoln, NE), and a custom-made fluorescence image-guided surgery system (FIGSS), previously described elsewhere [21, 22].
"While image-guided surgery is well-established, robot-assisted surgery has been slow to gain acceptance in Western Europe owing to large initial investments and lower reimbursement values," Frost & Sullivan Healthcare Industry Analyst Beulah Devadason noted.
His current research interests include computer vision and image-guided surgery.
Medical researchers are eyeing the crystals for use in image-guided surgery, light-activated therapies and sensitive diagnostic tests.
This edition has new chapters on image-guided surgery, intraoperative MRI, and endoscopic resection, and new information on molecular biology, natural history and growth rates, the rise of radiosurgery, and other topics.
Along with increases in breast screening due to initiatives such as age extension in the United Kingdom, there will be an increase in image-guided surgery and percutaneous excision, for example, by ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted biopsy and excision.
Image-guided surgery (IGS) is used for difficult revision procedures and/or when surgical landmarks are absent.
A section on surgery covers perioperative management, image-guided surgery, functional mapping, and complication.
Ongoing developments in such areas as image-guided surgery, endoscopy, orthopedic joint replacement technology, graft substitutes, and robotic procedures have created a high demand for programs that help surgeons improve their skills and repertoire of techniques.