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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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They pointed out that the RUC already had taken value out of the minor procedure codes to account for any overlap.
Summary: An aide to Lebanon's top Shiite cleric says the sheikh has successfully undergone a minor procedure to measure the flow of blood to the heart.AaSenior Shiite cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah was released from hospital Tuesday, a day after the procedure, and is in good condition relaxing at home, said his aide Hani Abdullah.
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.
The 62-year-old former Charlie's Angels star was diagnosed with the disease in 2006 and has made several trips to Germany for treatment, including a "minor procedure" in the country last week.
Aberdonian Lynn, who studied in Glasgow, said: "I was in hospital for a minor procedure and my dad went to look at flats to kill time between visits.
The Prince of Wales has had a non-cancerous growth removed from his face in a minor procedure, it emerged yesterday.
Owen had been making a good recovery and had been on course to return to Premiership action against Middlesbrough on April 9, until it was discovered he needed the minor procedure to tighten the screw.
This was reexcised and closed during a minor procedure.
* A variety of sizes of Minor Procedure Fenestrated Drapes to address a wide range of procedures, from thyroidectomies to mole removals, circumcisions and small lumps.
It typically causes severe abdominal pain around the time of your period and can only be diagnosed properly with a laparoscopy, a relatively minor procedure involving inspecting the contents of the abdomen with a special telescope.
As he notes, "This makes vasectomy a more minor procedure, faster and better' " The clinic offers free vasectomies to anyone turning up at its doors.
Each major cycle comprises two minor procedures which are: minor procedure 1 computing a direction of gradient--Section 3.1--followed by computing an improved non-basic feasible solution--Section 3.2.