major surgery


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any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance

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Experts say this contrast in outcomes means further investigation is needed to better define why some patients do not have major surgery.
She underwent major surgery and then chemotherapy treatment and happily was given the all-clear three weeks ago.
Gareth has had major surgery and remains in intensive care in Warwick hospital," Cork boss Alan Mathews said last night.
But a modifier -57 (Decision for surgery) is generally reserved for more extensive evaluation of a patient whose problem results in a decision to do major surgery that day or the next.
Special Considerations: The product is not approved for people who have severe vWD (type 3) undergoing major surgery.
A rugby fan who had major surgery to remove two blood clots on her brain was given a special surprise for her 21st birthday.
DOCTOR ONLINE: There are few moments in life more frightening and uncertain than those preceding a major surgery, much less on one's child.
However, during and after major surgery, its presence can turn into a dangerous infection, says John Alverdy of the University of Chicago.
Docs told him then that he would need major surgery.
If you make a list of the players who at the age of 20 or 21 have already had major surgery you will be amazed, and major surgery never makes you better, it makes you weaker.
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.
The 18-month project was conducted 24-7, and involved major surgery to what one longtime Christie's employee called "tired office space.
The old and the sick who depend on their cars to get to the hospital for regular check ups following major surgery, to the doctors for regular prescriptions, and on to the chemist.
1) The policies would be a considerable improvement if a reduction in waiting times is accompanied by any increase in major surgery.
JUNE 22: Undergoes major surgery at the National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Middlesex, to restore nerves in his left shoulder and to graft on new ones.