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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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Experience of surgical morbidity after palliative surgery in patients with gastric carcinoma.
A total of 16 patients underwent either radical surgery ( n = 13) or palliative surgery ( n = 3).
While providing a better understanding of this tumor's metastasis through a review of the literature, our report describes the role of palliative surgery for metastases to the paranasal sinuses.
4,5 However in developing countries palliative surgery is the only option available, because sophisticated equipments and expertise are limited to very few centeres.
Inclusion criteria: Patients who were diagnosed as a case of gastric cancer after esophago-gastroduodenoscopy (OGDS) and biopsy and were planned for curative or palliative surgery after staging workup.