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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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Currently, Medicare covers gastric bypass and other obesity surgeries only if the patient has another obesity-related illness such as diabetes or heart disease.
The significance of this finding certainly has implications for resident training, where the duration of all surgeries is typically longer.
they understand that breast implants are not lifetime devices, that they may have to undergo multiple surgeries and they want to avoid more surgery
For most, that means going it alone to pay for the treatments and surgeries themselves.