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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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This book should be read cover to cover by residents several times during their residency and it will keep more experienced neurosurgeons up-to-date on the latest surgical techniques in the field.
This is the first time the procedure has been performed in Qatar and is an essential step forward for AWH as it continues to adopt international best practices and the most advanced surgical techniques in hernia repair to offer the safest, most effective and most compassionate care to its patients.
As with all medical walks of life, technology and treatment continually evolves and therefore this text is a timely update of important surgical techniques and developments.
A more rigid statistical review of the data might moderate the authors' conclusions that the anterograde dissection is superior given the apparent lack of allowance for repeated measures in the analysis as well as the omission of surgical technique in the multivariate analysis.
Summary: Scientists in Australia develop a surgical technique that may allow cancer-suffering women to regrow their breasts after a mastectomy.
This type of surgery is a filtrating surgical technique where the eye's anterior chamber remains intact resulting in fewer complications than during traditional surgical techniques.
The researchers say both problems likely relate more to the surgical technique used rather than the implant.
Combined cataract removal and trabeculectomy is a less arduous task today than it was a decade ago because of technological advances and modifications in surgical technique (1).
One reason study researchers said the obesity surgery's popularity may have jumped so dramatically is the Food and Drug Administration's 2000 approval of the laparoscopic-adjustable gastric banding surgical technique, which is more costly and time-intensive than traditional gastric bypass surgery but is less invasive and accompanied by shorter patient recovery times.
SURGEONS in Vienna have developed a new surgical technique to stop snoring.