microsurgery

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microsurgery

intricate surgery performed on cells, tissues, etc., using a specially designed operating microscope and miniature precision instruments

microsurgery

[¦mī·krō′sər·jə·rē]
(biology)
Surgery on single cells by micromanipulation.

microsurgery

Surgical operations on humans with the aid of a microscope. Dating back to the 1960s, microsurgery is routinely performed to reconstruct damaged tissue by reattaching skin, bone and blood vessels or moving them from one part of the body to another. See microhand.
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These features make milrinone an attractive agent for further investigation in microvascular surgery.
One-hundred patients, aged 18 to 82 years, scheduled for elective free flap microvascular surgery were recruited.
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My goal is to create the most comprehensive pediatric plastic surgery unit in the world, setting the standards for innovative care in craniofacial and cleft surgery, hand and microvascular surgery and all of our component areas," said Dr.
The 11-year retrospective study examined 18 diabetic patients who had microvascular surgery on ulcerated lower limbs.
Jannetta established one of the nation's preeminent neurosurgical programs, including a leading site for cranial nerve disorders and microvascular surgery.
Tomaino is associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, chief of microsurgery and co-director of the orthopaedic microvascular surgery laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh.
He earned his medical degree at Pitt and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the State University of New York, Syracuse, as well as a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School.
Baratz has helped refine the treatment of many of these conditions through developments in arthroscopic surgery and microvascular surgery, the latter of which has greatly improved a surgeon's ability to treat traumatic injuries in particular, including the re-attachment of severed arms, hands and fingers.
In addition to xemilofiban, Searle's product pipeline includes the anti-coagulant protein Tissue Factor Pathway Inhibitor, being jointly developed with Chiron for microvascular surgery, and epoxymexrenone for congestive heart failure.
Searle and Chiron initially will study TFPI's use as an agent to prevent coagulation in microvascular surgery.
So many women have linked medical problems to their implants in conversations with me that I am not surprised the company had similar reports," said Feng, head of microvascular surgery at The Mt.