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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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In part, says Mannion, this muscle failure has been due to the extreme rigors of the experimental surgery.
Subsequent to the experimental surgery, the connected vessels are open and appear normal at 12 months, CryoLife reported.
He completed a Fellowship in orthopaedic research at the Laboratory for Experimental Surgery in Davos, Switzerland.
And what is Teddy to make of suggestions that the doctors are performing illegal experimental surgery on the patients?
It is what has inspired him to speak around the world in behalf of stem cell research, to build a foundation dedicated to issues affecting spinal cord injury patients and to undergo experimental surgery earlier this month on his diaphragm to improve his independent breathing - one of many ways in which he has offered himself as a guinea pig for medical and surgical developments that can advance the science of paralysis treatments and remedies.
In addition to a comprehensive array of drug safety evaluation services, MPI Research also has a Discovery Center that offers experimental therapeutics (in vivo, molecular and cell-based assays), experimental surgery, molecular imaging, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, and immunology.
During that time, he also studied mechanisms of cell death in transplanted human islets, completing a PhD in Experimental Surgery at McGill in 2003.
But Brown is recovering quickly, as her experimental surgery, which her HMO said would kill her, resulted in the surgeon being completely able to remove all visible presence of a tumor from her abdomen.
He additionally serves as Professor of Experimental Surgery at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
Stateside he was assigned to the Department of Experimental Surgery at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Now he is the first child in Britain to have experimental surgery to remove bone marrow and "clean out" rogue cells.
There in the Big Apple (filmed with considerably more grit than Nora Ephron gave us in ``You've Got Mail''), Virgil deals with city noise and learns about an experimental surgery that restores sight to people blind since birth.

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