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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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20 ( ANI ): A study has recently revealed that patients who live alone can be safely discharged and sent home from a hospital to recover from hip or knee replacement surgery.
is software solutions provider for preoperative planning of shoulder replacement surgery and is focussed on extremities and biologics products.
Over the last 20 years we have a better understanding of shoulder disease and pathology and this has led more successful shoulder replacement surgery to offer patients.
Conclusion: Atrial fibrillation is common finding in patients undergoing Mitral valve replacement surgery and is not affected by age and sex
Equipped with fine surgical skills and trained in Joint Reconstruction, Preservation and Computer assisted joint Replacement Surgery in Germany & Singapore respectively, Dr.
Lee and Dr, Maxwell Courtney studied the records of 738 patients who had undergone the same types of hip or knee replacement surgery.
Knee replacement surgery at Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals costs PS12,480.
Otherwise after Knee replacement surgery the quality of life of these patients further deteriorates.
A team of researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded a grant of PS85,000 over three years from the charity Arthritis Research UK to improve the success of knee replacement surgery.
Dr Vijayamohan S, consultant-orthopaedics and head of division for Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction at Aster Medcity, Kochi, India, said: "Joint replacement surgery done prior to deformities and degeneration taking place in the patient's bones can ensure much better results and high-quality of life.
The study, involving analysis of a large health insurance claims database (Truven MarketScan), in-cluded all 16,529 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who went on to total knee replacement surgery.