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Synonyms for surgery

operation

Synonyms for surgery

a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

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The new aspect of stereotactic surgery made possible by the new version of FrameLink software and S7 navigation and the advantages of this version of equipment for frameless surgery include:
Neurostimulation patients had bilateral stereotactic surgery, with the implantation of electrodes (model 3389, Medtronic) and a pulse generator (Kinetra or Soletra, Medtronic).
Endoscopy, percutaneous surgery, laparoscopic surgery, coronary catheterization, angioplasty, stereotactic surgery and many other treatments that leave a huge scar on the skin are now being replaced with procedures that are minimally invasive.
Among their topics are the epidemiology of movement disorders in India and in other countries, less common features in the diagnosis of parkinsonism, nocturnal disabilities in the disease and its management, depression and dementia, dopamine agonists, the current status of stereotactic surgery for Parkinson's in India, Huntington's disease, dystonia, restless legs syndrome, psychogenic movement disorders, movement disorders in children, and drug induced acute dystonia.
Among the medical problems NASS physicians treat are: (spine) herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, fusion/instrumentation, fractures, spinal tumors, and kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty; (brain-cerebrovascular) carotid endarterectomy, cerebral aneurysm, AVM; (brain-oncologic) brain tumors, stereotactic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery/X-ray knife; (brain-hydrocephalus) venticuloperitoneal shunt, colloid cyst; (brain-miscellaneous) head trauma, subdural hematoma, chiari malformation; (peripheral nerve) carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve transposition, nerve sheath tumors, thoracic outlet syndrome; (pain and spasticity) spinal stimulator, morphine pump, and baclofen pump.
The Magnetic Surgery System may prove to be a significant improvement over current stereotactic surgery.
The pallidotomy procedure was initially developed in the 1950s by Lars Leksell with the introduction of human stereotactic surgery in 1947.
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