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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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No further completion surgery was performed on these patients.
Total thyroidectomy also precludes the patient from completion surgery in the presence of occult malignancy, the incidence of which ranges from 6.
It reduces the morbidity of revision surgery for recurrent disease and obviates any need for completion surgery in cases of occult malignancy.