Surgery

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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In marked contrast, Kuldau and Rand (1980) and their associates found little evidence for increased marital discord 1, 3, and 5 years following intestinal bypass surgery. For example, of 54 married patients, only 3 divorced or separated in the course of the first year after surgery (Goble, Rand, & Kuldau, 1986; Kuldau & Rand, 1980).
He had undergone intestinal bypass surgery 20 years earlier, and had a history of childhood hepatitis.
Secondary causes of low bone mineral density (BMD) include endocrinopathies (hypercalciuria, hypogonadism, hyper-parathyroidism, and Cushing's syndrome), some GI disorders (gastrectomy, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, intestinal bypass surgery, primary biliary cirrhosis, and pancreatic insufficiency), genetic disorders (Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, and homocystinuria), and eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and female athlete triad).