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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At two days old, Darcie-May had her first major open heart surgery called the Norwood - a three-stage, complex rerouting of blood vessels.
Swaraj also assured visa for the open heart surgery of Muhammad Hassan, who is just 12 years old.
A stroke following open heart surgery can have devastating consequences for patients and their families, said principal investigator Dr Park-Hansen, from the Department of Cardiology at Bispebjerg/Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
he physicians said that a conventional open heart surgery takes at least four to six hours whereas TAVI is often completed in less than two hours.
Last week, an open heart surgery on a 2-year-old child was successfully performed at the Madinah Cardiac Center in the holy city.
Her health history combined with her age made traditional open heart surgery significantly more risky.
It is considered less risky than open heart surgery as it requires only a small incision in the chest to implant a replacement valve.
Everything fell into place, said Baby, noting that his daughter underwent an open heart surgery free of cost last Thursday.
THERE is now an alternative to open heart surgery available for patients who are considered to be a high risk for surgery.
Miller, age 56, is noticeably upset because results of a cardiac catheterization led to a recommendation for open heart surgery due to coronary artery disease.
Jack Burd, 17, has had open heart surgery three times, but he avoided the risky procedure this time thanks to the new keyhole operation.
Last October Dwight Rhoden, who was born with a faulty heart valve, had an episode of heart failure while on tour in California and underwent open heart surgery.