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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Davina McCall later said Pete had spent the last 18 months undergoing reconstructive surgery - but is there something else Pete is waiting to tell us?
Pansies Breast Cancer Support Group has provided the James Cook University Hospital's plastic and reconstructive surgery department with the pounds 3,000 needed to buy a specialist machine.
Williams' "addiction" to treating patients in Third World countries has been a blessing to countless people in need of reconstructive surgery over the past seven years.
Saline-filled implants are still approved for use in cosmetic or reconstructive surgery.
They want to go beyond limb transplants to the use of such blocks of tissue to correct congenital anomalies and for reconstructive surgery after burns and after surgical removal of massive tumors.
Haroon Qazi, is a profound plastic surgeon with over 45 years of experience in Plastic surgery, hand, maxillofacial, Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery.
Police working on the case have now issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the assault, A MAN needed reconstructive surgery after his jaw was broken during an attack on a tram.
Operative Techniques in Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery (online access included)
Taylor is fellowship-trained in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and brings a wealth of experience in women's urologic health conditions including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, vulvar conditions, urologic conditions in pregnancy, interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome and recurrent urinary tract infection.
The company's Gentrix Surgical Matrix Thin (three layer) is intended for implantation to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists in patients requiring urological, gastroenterological, or plastic & reconstructive surgery. Gentrix Surgical Matrix and Gentri Surgical Matrix Plus (six layer and eight layer) are intended for implantation to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists in patients requiring gastroenterological or plastic & reconstructive surgery.
Elaborating on her professional journey, Dr Palazzo said her special interests included cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, body contouring, hand rejuvenation, soft tissue injuries and tumours of the hand.
He went on to complete his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by advanced training in microvascular and reconstructive surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.