Surgery

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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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Microfracture surgery is usually carried out after damage to the articular cartilage - the smooth trial at a
Guney, "Clinical outcomes of platelet rich plasma (PRP) as an adjunct to microfracture surgery in osteochondral lesions of the talus," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.
The treatment of patellofemoral arthritis includes many surgical procedures, such as arthroscopic debridement, drilling or microfracture surgery, lateral retinaculum release, tibial tuberosity advancement, patella thin cut surgery, patellar resection, patellofemoralarthroplasty, and TKA, many of which can be combined.
Moss told the San Francisco Chronicle that Byrd was prepared to perform microfracture surgery but all that he needed was a labrum repair and cartilage cleanup, which should make his rehab somewhat easier.
"That meant they had to do some microfracture surgery, which we were hoping wouldn't be necessary because it really bumps up the recovery period.
That meant they had to do some microfracture surgery which we were hoping wouldn't be necessary because it really bumps up the recovery period.
McGrady also had microfracture surgery on his knee in 2009, which combined with chronic back spasms to limit him to 65 games over the next two seasons.
In a recent study, only two-thirds of athletes receiving this "microfracture surgery" following injury showed good results, and only half maintained their original level of play for several years.