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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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It was minor surgery and it all went smoothly, but Dr Robinson, who has also operated on Rab Havlin and a few of the other lads, saw me at the BUPA hospital in Cambridge and has told me to have a few months off.
The Minor Surgery Service, for skin patients will be run and managed by Langbaurgh Social Enterprise, a partnership of 15 GP practices from Redcar and Cleveland.
Fellow Giant Andy Raleigh is already making a full recovery after undergoing minor surgery on an ankle injury.
has been a preferred choice for minor surgery applications, but now has been cleared as a major surgical device with FDA Class II clearance.
He won't be away from football for long and I wish him a speedy recovery when he has some minor surgery shortly.
The researchers looked for fatalities in cases such as minor surgery, where "the bird shouldn't have died," says Cuthbert.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak would not call it minor surgery but said doctors ``found no more than what they expected.
The surgery center plans on providing the medical tenants with a facility, which would allow them to provide minor surgery without leaving their building.
Minor surgery can transect the vessels with dramatic results, says Dr.
Baker's cysts are often associated with rheumatoid arthritis; assuming you don't have this or another systemic inflammatory disease, a trip to the orthopedist will reveal the best course of action, which may not involve any direct treatment of the cyst, or could involve injection, or less commonly, minor surgery.
BILL WALTON, former NBA great who was hampered by injuries throughout his career: "I learned a long time ago that minor surgery is when they do the operation on someone else, not you.
Behind the grey wall there are physicians' offices, a treatment room for minor surgery and a laboratory, while the red wall conceals three examination rooms.