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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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The software permits the viewing of high-definition surgical procedure videos streamed from the server.
No patient therefore required a second surgical procedure for re-excision.
Aim: To develop baseline data in relation to paediatric minor oral surgical procedures undertaken with both general anaesthesia and nitrous oxide inhalation sedation within a Hospital Dental Service.
"The primary aim of this study is to evaluate the safety of adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells, extracted and concentrated by our Celution(TM) System at the patient's bedside in a single surgical procedure," said Marc H.
The letter ruling said that under the facts presented, RK was a surgical procedure that affected a structure or function of the body, its purpose was to correct a physical defect and it was not cosmetic surgery.
The Section P clarification says: "Do not code services that were provided solely in conjunction with a surgical procedure, such as IV medications or ventilators.
In Central America, nations like Costa Rica are marketing their plastic surgery, dentistry, and certain surgical procedures to U.S.
* Infection is a risk associated with any surgical procedure including insertion or removal of a breast implant and requires immediate medical attention.
All nine case-patients underwent general anesthesia during their surgical procedure; procedures consisted of abdominal liposuction (seven patients), anterior and posterior thigh liposuction (three), or bilateral nasolabial fold liposculpture (two).
Because NF2 patients usually have multiple tumors, the surgical procedure is more complicated than the removal of an unilateral acoustic neurinoma.
The surgical procedure information recorded on the sample discharge records used to prepare this article were coded based on the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification, Volume 3.
Summary: Chennai, [India], Sept.27 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin, who underwent a minor surgical procedure in Chennai on Thursday morning, has been discharged from the hospital.