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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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Precautions, such as not lifting heavy objects for a few months, are part of any open-heart surgery patients recovery period.
The Sapien THV is approved for patients who are not eligible for open-heart surgery for replacement of their aortic valve and have a calcified aortic annulus (calcium build-up in the fibrous ring of the aortic heart valve).
But a recent drop in his oxygen levels could see Ethan needing more open-heart surgery.
But now Nakota needs open-heart surgery and Culley is trying to raise money for the operation.
Consultant cardiologist Dr Jan Kovac said: "In the past, patients had to endure open-heart surgery and would have been in hospital for at least a week after their operation.
a Pennsylvania-based consulting firm specializing in cardiac services, to evaluate the feasibility of adding open-heart surgery in Springfield.
Technically, my mother's 1980 open-heart surgery was successful.
The robotic surgery took slightly longer than open-heart surgery but was less painful and less stressful.
Patients who need cardiac bypass surgery now have hope for a healthy future, thanks to a medical procedure using an "Octopus," a new piece of equipment that allows surgeons to perform open-heart surgery on a beating heart.
Supersmooth Nigel Havers found the perfect cure to packing in fags - open-heart surgery.
PARIS -- Endotis Pharma, a world leader in the development of neutralizable anticoagulants, today announced enrolment of the first patients into a Phase IIa study using EP217609 and its specific antidote avidin to manage coagulation during open-heart surgery.
I was extremely worried to learn about your illness that led you to undergo an open-heart surgery in London.