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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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Women suffering from breast cancer who have undergone a mastectomy (breast and tumour removal) can opt for breast reconstructive surgery that can prevent any psychological damage to their self esteem, said a plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
Nasir Zaman said cosmetic surgery is a small part of the plastic surgery, as many patients seek reconstructive surgery mainly because of medical conditions such as acid burns, breast cancer, congenital defects and road accidents.
Under the Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery initiative, the partnership will technically train, professionally mentor and develop in leadership first generation female surgeons in order to increase access to reconstructive surgical care in under-served parts of the world.
Thanks to the kind sponsorship of the Vodacom Foundation, between the 7 11 November 2016, 43 children will undergo reconstructive surgery at the Tygerberg Hospital.
The authors review regenerative medicine techniques in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, including stem cells, growth factors and synthetic scaffolds; examine platelet-rich plasma; and suggest directions for future studies.
Judge Christopher Prince, passing sentence, said: "Her nose fracture had to be treated with reconstructive surgery and she described in her victim personal statement how it has caused her a great deal of anxiety, pain, and caused her to feel self-conscious.
The camp was organized to enable the physically disabled people in the city to lead a normal life through the result oriented reconstructive surgery.
Tahir said the 60 bedded Reconstructive Surgery Unit was funded by President Special Development Package and in this connection Rs.
Reconstructive surgery can be necessary after a single or double mastectomy, or due to other severe trauma affecting the breast tissue.
Thus, many women choose to undergo breast reconstructive surgery after mastectomy.
Elite Cosmetic Surgery Group is the only clinic in the region that offers a comprehensive range of cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as non-surgical treatments.
The Johns Hopkins University Institutional Review Board (IRB) announced it has formally approved plans submitted by Johns Hopkins Medicine's Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to begin performing facial transplants.