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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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To assay the oncological safety, the researchers compared the 'progression-free survival' (survival without cancer relapse) and overall survival rates, between women who had received fertility-sparing surgery and women who had received radical surgery. Fertility outcomes were examined through the Swedish Medical Birth Register and the Quality Registry for Assisted Reproductive Technology treatment.
If reoperation is performed too late, some patients could lose the chance of radical surgery because of rapid tumor progression.
Benign nature of this disease entity is essential to avoid overzealous chemotherapy or radical surgery. Mainstay of treatment is surgical excision as mature teratoma, are resistant to both chemotherapy and radiotherapy.8 We describe two patients with GTS who developed GTS after primary surgery and chemotherapy for immature teratoma of the ovary.
I strongly urge Illinois legislators to support House Bill 2617, which provides insurance coverage for chemotherapy, radiation therapy, radical surgery or other medically necessary treatment that threatens their ability to have a biological family.
Of them, 60 were rendered free from gross disease by radical surgery (8 axillary clearance, 38 extended resection of CW lesion, 9 axillary clearance and extended resection of CW lesion, 3 IMN dissection and extended resection of CW lesion, and 1 SCV clearance), and 20 had clinically apparent residual disease following palliative surgery.
In the patients who initially underwent less radical surgery (STT and DO), ITC was diagnosed in 32 (6.08%).
Differentiated thyroid carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the bone, especially to the spine, but a favorable surgical outcome can be obtained by radical surgery if metastasis is only present locally [1].
Majority of affections (68%) were corrected by radical surgery and rest were treated with wound management (32%).
Having been initially unable to justify radical surgery with the information we had managed to gather about the lump, surgery became justi-fied and on Wednesday last week Wellington underwent removal of the affected liver lobe and associated tissue.
They then broke the news that Taz, who was twice placed at Crufts, needed radical surgery to save his life.
I FOUND the article "Back after radical surgery - our good old Cardiff Royal Infirmary" very interesting and agree that we could not afford to lose such an iconic landmark.