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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 particular flap surgery is advised for the repair of tissue defects in the dorsum of hand.
Local delivery of an amino bisphosphonate prevents the resorptive phase of alveolar bone following mucoperiosteal flap surgery in rats.
Incidence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea following pharyngeal flap surgery in patients with cleft palate.
To assist tooth eruption, when tooth impaction is a consequence of gingival enlargement, flap surgery allows for complete exposure of the impacted tooth by apically repositioning a thinned gingival flap.
After clinical and roentogenographic examination they were diagnosed with chronic generalized periodontitis and periodontal flap surgery was planned.
But the report prepared by the tumour board head and neck clinic and the IRCH had no mention of the second flap surgery after which Vinod lost his left eye.
The interpositional vein graft allows a consistent, reliable, vascular pedicle with the flexibility to access wounds throughout the body and should be maintained in the armamentarium of flap surgery.
Microvascular free flap surgery involves the transfer of a mobilised tissue flap containing elements such as skin, fat, muscle or bone with complete vascular reanastomosis at a new site.
It is also considerable to avoid possibility of brachial plexus or arterial damages during surgical interventions such as the serratus anterior flap surgery (Goldberg et al.
Scaling and root planing with and without periodontal flap surgery.
Flap surgery - Transfer of adjacent skin tissue, often used to move hair-bearing skin to cover balding areas of the scalp.
Flap surgery is a complex procedure in which skin, along with the underlying fat, blood vessels, and sometimes the muscle, is moved from a healthy part of the body to the injured site.