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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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There were challenging decision issues due to denial and reluctance as demonstrated with initial conservative surgery, followed by completion of surgery.
Outcome and reproductive function after conservative surgery for borderline ovarian tumors.
However, treatment by conservative surgery is not restricted to removal of the tumor in free margins [2], and the final aim is to restore normal gait.
In the surgery-versus-antibiotics trial, investigators at the University of Madrid prospectively randomized 52 patients with diabetic foot osteomyelitis to 90 days of antibiotics with no surgery or to conservative surgery with 10 days of postoperative antibiotics.
Conservative surgery for squamous cell carcinoma of the penis: Resection margins and long-term oncological control.
Independent Samples T Tests were conducted to assess the difference between women with mastectomy and those with conservative surgery.
It is concluded that women submitted to conservative surgery are not more satisfied with life than mastectomized ones, needing equal attention regarding depression prevention and positive variables promotion.
18 ( ANI ): A team of researchers have found that most women who undergo conservative surgery for vulvar cancer experience little to no long-term disruption to sexuality and body image.
27] Three types of surgery practised are; conservative surgery (lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, tylectomy, partial mastectomy or segmental mastectomy etc.
In the randomized trial, 90 women who had moderate or severe pelvic pain and rectovaginal endometriosis, and who remained symptomatic after conservative surgery, were randomized to receive NEA, 2.
An NIH fact sheet, entitled "Cancer Advances in Focus: Breast Cancer," says that breast conservative surgery followed by local radiotherapy has replaced mastectomy as the preferred surgical approach for treating women with localized breast cancer.
Surgical management may include total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy or more conservative surgery i.

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