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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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With microsurgical robotic devices, patients can be treated remotely, especially those who live in parts of the world where special surgical procedures are not otherwise readily accessible.
There has been a discussion with regards to the superiority of either microsurgical or endoscopic methods for the treatment of colloid cysts.
Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, Beaver-Visitec International develops, manufactures and markets ophthalmic and other specialty microsurgical products.
Bourquelot was the first one who suggested the use of preventive hemostasis with an inflatable tourniquet for microsurgical distal arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis16.
1 The microsurgical technique involves microscope and fine instruments that allow high-level of accuracy.
Sanovas' microsurgical technology platform is designed to give surgeons the ability to access and visualize previously inaccessible areas of the body; enabling them to diagnose, treat and deliver drug and immune therapies to small diameter anatomy in entirely new ways.
Magnification for microsurgical procedures was introduced to medicine during the late nineteenth century.
The design might also be applied to improvements in the holding capability of microsurgical tools, Barnes says.
Microsurgical reversal of fallopian tube ligation: fertility outcome in 115 cases