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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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Microsurgery is usually performed under a general anaesthetic, but for some minor procedures, such as cataract operations, regional or local anaesthetic may be used instead.
Microsurgery is a good choice for men with low testosterone as there are no oral medications to increase testosterone.
hydrophila infections were 20% of microsurgery patients seen by one physician over a three-year period, and a patient upon whom leeches were applied to relieve tissue congestion during a breast reconstruction.
Synergetics USA" or the "Company") is a leading supplier of precision microsurgery instrumentation.
The two physicians are global pioneers in the field of robotic assisted microsurgery (taking microsurgery to the next level) and have performed more robotic microsurgical procedures than any other center (well over 1,000 procedures).
Based in Leon, Spain, Merino has some 15 years of experience in endodontic microsurgery and has lectured extensively in his country and internationally on the topic.
All had salvage microsurgery performed by the authors within two years of the radiosurgery treatment.
The surgeon said that Thursday she consulted with a San Francisco- based doctor whom she referred to as the ``grandfather of microsurgery.
Microsurgery is defined as surgery where blood vessels and nerves are connected with an operative microscope and very fine sutures.
Hunter and his colleagues, now at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a robot that resembles the Green device but specializes in microsurgery, such as eye operations, they report in Presence (vol.
Through continuous improvement and development of our people, our mission is to design, manufacture and market innovative microsurgical devices, capital equipment, accessories and disposables of the highest quality in order to assist and enable surgeons who perform microsurgery around the world to provide a better quality of life for their patients.
Lawn mowers are not meant to be toys and are certainly not to be used for joy rides," said American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) President Joseph M.