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.

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They cover evolution of oncoplastic surgery, principles and considerations of oncoplastic breast conservation, immediate partial breast reconstruction, correction of the breast-conserving therapy deformity: delayed partial breast reconstruction, and outcomes and future directions.
The major factor to be considered when deciding for oncoplastic surgery is excision volume, tumour location and glandular density.
Early chapters cover the history of oncoplastic surgery of the breast, safety and efficacy of oncoplastic surgery, indications and patient selection, and considerations involved in reconstructions for breast-conserving therapy.
Oncoplastic surgery has been defined as, 'seamless specialist breast cancer surgery in which ablation of the cancer is merged with reconstruction as an integrated whole' [9].
A new field, oncoplastic surgery, which blends cancer surgery and cosmetic surgery "has made a big difference in surgical outcomes for women," he said.
This book is a timely publication capturing recent developments in the fields of oncoplastic surgery and whole breast reconstruction.
She has extensive training in breast ultrasound and oncoplastic surgery.