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Synonyms for operative

Synonyms for operative

in effect

in action or full operation

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

Synonyms for operative

being in force or having or exerting force


relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine



(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

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Despite being a common pathology, relatively easy to diagnose, with well known risk factors, and over 100 operative techniques, patellar dislocations were mainly treated nonoperatively till the last 15 years [5-7].
NEW YORK -- A new endoscopy-supported operative technique in which lymph nodes are dissected without axillary incision is feasible, safe, and appears to result in both fewer lymph seromas and dramatically improved arm mobility for breast cancer surgery patients.
Male to female conversions are generally more successful in terms of operative technique and patient satisfaction in cosmetic appearance and sexual rehabilitation.
It was not so much a disaster waiting to happen, but in theatre he didn't even use his own operative technique and after that very unfortunately did not recognise early enough that things had gone wrong and that necrosis (death of tissue) had set in.
He is famous for developing a highly successful operative technique to treat a Popliteal Aneurysm (a weakened artery wall behind the knee) which was often fatal.
Contract notice: procurement of operative technique and special technical means.
Pedrozo said the respondents failed to submit after five working days their affidavits and documents such as the cardiopulmonary clearance, documents stating the surgical operative technique, complete hospital chart and progress notes of the patient.
There was a statistically significant difference in age among the patients treated with standard operative technique and standard graft (group I) and those with hamstring graft tendon and standard operative technique (group II), as well as between group I patients and those with bone-hamstring tendon-bone graft and hybrid operative method (group III patients) presented as t=1.
Over the past 2 years, there has been an enormous increase in the popularity of the new operative technique of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
The simplicity of the operative technique, low complication rate and reliable creation of a normal appearing glanular meatus, (a vertical slit like normal appearing meatus) making Snodgrass a preffered method for repairing distal penile 4-6 hypospadias .
The surgeon must consider all of these factors in the choice of prosthetic as well as the choice of operative technique.
Patient's claim The surgery was premature and unnecessary, and the ObGyn used a negligent operative technique that led to chronic urinary retention and the need for a permanent stoma.
Inguinal hernia repair is the most common operation performed by general surgeons, hence the importance of ongoing improvements in operative technique.
1 shows the operative technique (courtesy of Hollister South Africa).