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sur juh ree

  • n  the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
    he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School
  • n  a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted
    he read the warning in the doctor's surgery
  • n  a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
  • n  a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
    he died while undergoing surgery

  • The surgery's popularity is abetted by requirements that exclude short citizens from dozens of fields, from flight attendants to government translators.
  • Because open-heart surgery has a massive impact on the system, surgeons routinely keep close watch on the patient's bodily functions during the postoperative period.
  • A new study suggests that the common weight-loss surgery leads to less weight loss in patients with diabetes.
News & Articles

  • Michael Del Zotto underwent sports hernia surgery
    New York Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia, the team announced on Thursday afternoon. For offseason Rangers news visit Blueshirt Banter Del Zotto is expected to require four weeks of recovery time. This is the second time that Del Zotto has required surgery to fix a sports hernia, as he underwent the procedure in May of 2011. Long morning in surgery ...
    June 13, 2013 - SB Nation
  • Surgery For Phillies Catcher Erik Kratz
    Phillies catcher Erik Kratz will have surgery on his left knee to repair a torn medial meniscus.
    June 11, 2013 - CBS Philadelphia
  • Surgery Abroad: 5 Legal Risks for Medical Tourists
    Surgery abroad may be the new study abroad, as higher medical costs and insurance payments are driving "medical tourists" to sign up for cost-saving surgical procedures outside the United States.
    June 10, 2013 - FindLaw
Quotes

  • Drew Rosenhaus in The Associated Press
    Rosenhaus says Rice "does not anticipate that this injury will require surgery and he's hopeful that he will be fully healthy for the start of the season."
  • Brett Favre in Gather.com
    Favre said to ESPN via email, "To play again, I would need the surgery, as I suspected. This decision would be easy if not for my teammates and the fans and the entire Vikings staff. One year truly felt like 10 -- much like Green Bay for many years....
  • Jake Peavy in Detroit Free Press
    Obviously surgery looks the way that we probably have to go, and if that is it, we'll just ride it, you know,Peavy said.

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