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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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For these reasons, most of the researches are directed towards investigating these treatment methods and most of studies about the ablative surgery had therefore to be consisted of few patients.
Adequate reconstruction after ablative surgery with sufficient soft-tissue restoration is critical in avoiding plate exposures.
Iino, "Functional and aesthetic rehabilitation with maxillary prosthesis supported by two zygomatic implants for maxillary defect resulting from cancer ablative surgery: a case report/technique article," Odontology, vol.
(10) The probability for seeding metastases related to traumatic tumour tissue manipulation, as with intra-operative biopsies, is an additional rationale in recommending biopsies before ablative surgery.
They found that, when laser ablative surgery is not possible, phakic IOLs and additive procedures are a safe option in myopic eyes with a deep anterior chamber, whereas in hyperopic eyes, RLE may be a better option.
Perioperative Anticoagulation Management and Outcomes for Endothermal Ablative Surgery: Glenn R.
Malignancies of the chest wall tend to be aggressive and often infiltrate deeply, thus necessitating extensive ablative surgery to ensure tumor-free margins.
Available surgical laparoscopic techniques are ovarian cystectomy, ablative surgery, three-step procedure (laparoscopic drainage, GnRH analogues for 3 months, laparoscopic laser vaporization) and combined technique of excisional and ablative surgery (partial cystectomy of 80% to 90% of the endometrioma and then vaporization by the C[O.sub.2] laser to the remaining 10-20% of the endometrioma nearby the hilum) (12).