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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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While the number of robotic-assisted procedures a surgeon has performed has been related directly to the length of surgical procedure (Vree et al.
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.
Kimberly-Clark Health Care announced today the launch of Kimberly-Clark* InteguSeal* Microbial Sealant (InteguSeal* Microbial Sealant), a first-in-class microbial barrier designed to reduce the risk of skin flora contamination throughout a surgical procedure.
OTCBB: VKSY), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of 3-D and 2-D high-performance surgical visualization systems, has launched the Viking Systems ViCam Vision System, a state-of-the-art, compact vision system used to monitor, manage and record complex open surgical procedures for Cardiology and other medical specialties.
The Accupulse cataract emulsifier, currently under development, is a device that uses pulsed waterjet technology to remove cataracts - one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the world.
The welding technology was used in surgical procedures that included: pneumolysis, pneumotomy, lymphodisseciton, lymph node sampling, wedge lung resections, sealing of peripheral part of the lung vessels.
The AF annual market for stand-alone, minimally invasive (closed-chest, beating heart) surgical procedure revenue is expected to reach $1.
The health minister, Lord Warner, said: "By developing the roles of healthcare staff we are able to offer patients skilled practitioners who are able to carry out simple surgical procedures, freeing up doctors to deal with more difficult cases.
Our impetus was to determine whether surgical procedures that involve removal of the uvula can affect taste perception.
Minimally Invasive Surgical Concepts: These concepts ensure that the surgical procedures are much easier and painless with reduced post-surgical complications.