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major operation

[′mā·jər ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
An extensive, difficult, and potentially dangerous surgical procedure, usually requiring general anesthesia.
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People's champion Flintoff quit Test cricket last month because his body was no longer able to withstand the rigours of five-day matches following NINE major operations in 10 years - four on his left ankle, two hernias, two on his right knee and one on his back.
Inpatient deaths following major operations dropped by more than 40 percent.
BAE Systems is an international company with major operations across five continents and customers in some 130 countries.
AMEC, the international engineering services company with major operations in the U.
A COVENTRY schoolgirl who has endured a series of major operations has been given pounds 250 to help send her on a special trip.
headquartered in New York City, has major operations in property and casualty and title insurance.
Through its subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures, the Company has major operations in the U.
Navy having major operations in China Lake, CA; Patuxent River, MD; and Orlando, FL.
Achievement of AS 9100 registration across all of our major operations is a significant accomplishment that allows our customers to have even greater confidence in the quality of Lockheed Martin's aircraft and aeronautical products,'' said Dain M.
Fosse Health Trust is considering moving rehabilitation services from the purpose built Sunnyside unit to Hinckley Hospital which - under the plans - will cease to carry out major operations.
all with headquarters or major operations in the Valley or Ventura County.