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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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BILL WALTON, former NBA great who was hampered by injuries throughout his career: "I learned a long time ago that minor surgery is when they do the operation on someone else, not you.
Behind the grey wall there are physicians' offices, a treatment room for minor surgery and a laboratory, while the red wall conceals three examination rooms.
Many people mistakenly assume we are the equivalent of the correspondence school degree programs, when in fact we have prescriptive authority in many states and are trained in minor surgery as well as the range of illnesses from acute to chronic.
The two major drawbacks of implants are the cost and inconvenience of minor surgery for implantation and removal, and the well-documented side effect of irregular vaginal bleeding.
Medicare carriers and others that follow Medicare rules recognize two types of global payments: those for major surgery and those for minor surgery or endoscopic procedures that do not involve an incision.
performed by physician assistants, such as physical examinations, minor surgery, setting casts for simple fractures, interpreting x-rays, and other activities involving independent evaluation or treatment.
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Sometimes, minor surgery is needed to correct the problem.
To change employee behavior, deductibles and coinsurance are lowered or eliminated if hospital tests are run before admissions or when minor surgery is done on an outpatient basis.
At the same time, the study found significant increases in average prices for many hospital-billed services, including office/clinic visits, emergency services, hospital facility services associated with inpatient stays and surgery, minor surgery, major radiology and anesthesia.
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Smith, a two-weight British champion, will undergo minor surgery this week but is hopeful the lay-off will not be too long.