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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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In the light of these promising results, phase III studies were initiated to highlight the role of second-look surgery and administration of prophylactic HIPEC.
Second-look surgery is not routinely performed in all patients; it is performed only when recurrence is suspected.
Di Pietrantonio et al., "Results of systematic second-look surgery in patients at high risk of developing colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Pads were removed 72 hours later at the second-look surgery. Drains placed in subhepatic and Douglas spaces were used in all patients except in those with grade I liver trauma with no injury of other abdominal organs.

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