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minor surgery

[′mīn·ər ′sər·jə·rē]
(medicine)
Any superficial surgical procedure involving little hazard to the life of the patient and not requiring general anesthesia.
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He further alleged that the situation is very different in private and government hospital and only in later the beard is shaved off for even minor operations. ( ANI )
Yesterday, Stourport Coroner's Court heard Mr Wentworth-Stanley had no history of mental illness, but had experienced severe anxiety and depression following a minor operation. Coroner Victor Round said he had been a "fit young man" before the unspecified operation, but the circumstances of his death made it clear he had taken his own life.
Sunderland's Adam Johnson will miss tonight's FA Cup replay at Fulham at Craven Cottage |after undergoing a minor operation. Inset left, Ricky Alvarez
The 87 year-old is understood to have undergone a minor operation.
Always Right has more letters than numbers to his name this season but he travelled like much the best horse at Haydock last time and has had a minor operation to improve his breathing since he last ran.
"It is only a minor operation and I am going to give it two months to see if it has increased the healing in the bone.
For months I have had several appointments, tests, assessments, a minor operation and another one to come, all carried out within very reasonable times and with patience and good humour by hard-working medical staff and all free; I greatly appreciate that.
WHEN I had a minor operation a few years ago at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary I meant to write a letter of praise, via the Examiner, for all the wonderful staff on Ward 9A, but I never got around to it.
Taylor said: "It was a minor operation to remove a cyst and I'm on crutches.
Todd underwent a minor operation to cure a niggling long-term problem with his knee.
The egg-sized tumour was discovered when he attended hospital for a routine X-ray and minor operation to repair lung damage caused by a rib injury sustained in a skiing accident in February.
The spokesman said: 'Having been diagnosed with throat cancer following a minor operation in June Charlie Watts is reaching the end of radiotherapy treatment.