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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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These surgeries were similar to those carried out in the major worldwide centres of paediatric surgery.
the day after their surgeries. Within six weeks, those same patients are typically walking comfortably with very little support.
'The most complex surgeries were Redo surgeries; mostly doctors were reluctant to take those patients whose first operation went fruitless', he stated.
As many as 100 laparoscopic surgeries have been performed in the last eight months since it was first introduced in Pakistan.
Ear tube surgery is one of the most common paediatric procedures in the United States, with more than half a million surgeries performed each year.
There are many types of Open Heart Surgeries: On-pump open heart surgery and Off-pump or beating open heart surgery.
However, with increasing age and frailty of the patient, it is sometimes very difficult to perform two major surgeries during a short time interval.
Using tissues taken from the cheeks and the forehead, they would perform reconstructive-nasal surgeries.2,3
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) hospitals have carried out more than 15,000 surgeries in the first half of 2016 and had 41,528 admissions in this period, spokesperson of the DHA reported.