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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.

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8% of respondents believe it is too early to judge the effectiveness of ablative surgery, 37.
The restoration of function following ablative surgery for oropharyngeal carcinoma presents a challenge to the head and neck reconstructive surgeon.
Methods 263 eligible and consenting women, referred for endometrial ablative surgery, were randomly assigned MEA (Microsulis plc, Waterlooville, Hampshire, UK; n=129) or TCRE (n=134).