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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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Synovis MCA, with its customer focus on the microsurgeon, is well positioned to distribute our product line in the U.
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More than 400 reconstructive microsurgeons from around the world will attend the congress.
A prominent microsurgeon has been invited to demonstrate use of the Coupler in a surgical procedure at the Second Congress of the World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, June 11-14, in Heidelberg, Germany.
Careful evaluation of the amputated part and the residual limb for appropriate neurovascular, bony, and tendinous structures under loop magnification allows the microsurgeon to decide if replantation is indicated.
With Bernard O'Brien, one of Australia's pioneering microsurgeons, he developed microsutures--needles and threads so fine that veins the size of a pin's head could be repaired or joined.
3 In an intricate five-hour operation microsurgeons attach the face.
Unfortunately, this event has not been universally well received by the international community of reconstructive microsurgeons and medical ethicists.
Her joke about Bush elicited the largest laugh of the evening, as Baez explained that three microsurgeons were boastfully telling stories, trying to top one another.
In an eight- and-a-half-hour operation, two teams of microsurgeons worked together to remove her right leg below the knee and her left arm near the elbow.
When this patient mangled most of her right hand in an accident, a team of microsurgeons (doctors who use microscopes to operate on tiny body parts) "replanted" her three detached fingers and crafted a thumb from the woman's toes
The injured man was taken to the Royal Liverpool hospital but later transferred to Whiston, where microsurgeons carried out a 16hour operation to save his hand.