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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For SCTG, a pooled estimate showed significant achievement in complete root coverage in the microsurgery group (RR: 1.
Dr Alwadi said he was able to recover quickly because of the microsurgery, followed by physiotherapy and that his hand's range of motion was fully restored.
Periodontal plastic microsurgery incorporates the use of a surgical dissecting microscope in an attempt to increase visibility, minimize trauma and enhance surgical results.
In an operation to reattach a severed limb or digit, microsurgery is used to repair nerves and blood vessels.
The microsurgery techniques available today (and developed, in large part, at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell) have a very low complication and failure rate compared with the more invasive techniques used in the past.
It will be the world's first mobile microsurgery class, added Demirkan.
Sigma said Christofias' microsurgery had nothing to do with his heart and that he was not expected to be admitted to hospital following the minor procedure.
It allows doctors to carry out intricate microsurgery, on patients who have suffered burns, trauma and cancer, during operations.
Previously, cells had been developed in a two-dimensional laboratory dish, but the Melbourne scientists use a chamber - essentially an empty box - to implant a blood vessel using microsurgery, The Australian reports.
Veloz spent two years raising $60,000 of the $100,0000 needed to purchase the surgical equipment that will be used for neurosurgery, ear, nose and throat microsurgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery, including breast reconstruction.
But such operations don't entail the microsurgery of heart operations, which involve cutting and sewing minute blood vessels.
But doctors used pioneering microsurgery to replace them with two of her toes.