surgical operation


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n surgical operation a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available","he died while undergoing surgery"
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  • Ambrose Bierce
    “Before undergoing a surgical operation, arrange your temporal affairs. You may live.”


In literature:

He has performed some wonderful surgical operations.
"The Ape, the Idiot & Other People" by W. C. Morrow
Having completed the surgical operation after a rough fashion, they collected the defeated Indians.
"The Young Fur Traders" by R.M. Ballantyne
The surgical operation engaged Jack's attention the greater part of the forenoon.
"Fort Desolation" by R.M. Ballantyne
He died at Paris, after undergoing a painful surgical operation, on the 2d January 1565.
"The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by John Knox
The surgical operation is beginning to take effect.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
This is a surgical operation in the realm of the soul.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
The cases that do not require a surgical operation must, as a rule, have persistent medical treatment.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
It must be a surgical operation that will penetrate to the very roots of the invading tumor.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
All that I had heard of surgical operations returned to my memory.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Prolapsus due to laceration in child-birth may require a surgical operation.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen

In news:

Mid Coast's recycling program also includes other items made from the same material, such as surgical masks and disposable bonnets worn in the operating room , Gardner said.
Sami Kilic talks about the robotic surgery simulator, a training tool that looks a lot like an arcade booth, complete with two hand-operated controllers and a monitor that displays real-time surgical movements.
Not only are surgical procedures quicker and safer when operating with laser technology, but the healing time has been dramatically reduced from weeks or months to just days in many cases.
Here, families wait patiently to see the Operation of Hope surgical team at Harare Central Hospital, Zimbabwe.
Orthopaedic And Surgical Operating Table.
The Chick® 703 Orthopaedic and Surgical Operating Table from Galuxy Medical features: Manufactured new and the ability to support all 700 Series OEM Midmark/Chick Tables.
Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 345th Combat Support Hospital, and was allocated to a Forward Surgical Team in Iraq.
But its just as essential to keep surgical instruments sterilized in the field as in the operating room.
Feuerbacher and colleagues hypothesized that realistic operating room distractions and interruptions (ORDIs) induce errors in a simulated surgical procedure performed by novice surgeons .
Enlarge Buy This Photo Ed Hall, administrator of surgical services at the University of Toledo Medical Center, explains operating room procedure for kidney transplants THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY.

In science:

The resulting concepts are red-coloured (Subfigure 2(b)) and represent more specific concepts like Catheterisation, Surgical repair, Intubation, or Cardiovascular Operations.
Building conceptual spaces for exploring and linking biomedical resources
The geometrical rules of triangulation guarantee that only couplings which are fully consistent at the quantum level may be realized by a sequence of these surgical operations on quivers.
Classification of complete N=2 supersymmetric theories in 4 dimensions
In §2, we review the definition of the Donaldson series, the Seiberg-Witten invariants and results on the surgical operations of blowing up, blowing down, and rational blow-downs which preserve (1.2).
Witten's conjecture for many four-manifolds of simple type