keyhole surgery


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keyhole surgery

n
(Surgery) surgery carried out through a very small incision
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Translations
kikkertoperation
laparoszkópos sebészetminimál invazív sebészet
chirurgický zákrok s minimálnym rezom
delik ameliyatı

keyhole surgery

nminimal invasive Chirurgie, Schlüssellochchirurgie f
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keyhole surgery

nchirurgia mininvasiva
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key

(kiː) noun
1. an instrument or tool by which something (eg a lock or a nut) is turned. Have you the key for this door?
2. in musical instruments, one of the small parts pressed to sound the notes. piano keys.
3. in a typewriter, calculator etc, one of the parts which one presses to cause a letter etc to be printed, displayed etc.
4. the scale in which a piece of music is set. What key are you singing in?; the key of F.
5. something that explains a mystery or gives an answer to a mystery, a code etc. the key to the whole problem.
6. in a map etc, a table explaining the symbols etc used in it.
adjective
most important. key industries; He is a key man in the firm.
ˈkeyboard noun
1. the keys in a piano, typewriter etc arranged along or on a flat board. The pianist sat down at the keyboard and began to play; A computer keyboard looks like that of a typewriter; (also adjective) harpsichords and other early keyboard instruments.
2. any keyboard (musical) instrument.
ˈkeyhole noun
the hole in which a key of a door etc is placed. The child looked through the keyhole to see if his teacher was still with his parents.
keyhole surgery noun
surgery done through a very small cut in the body.
ˈkeynote noun
1. the chief note in a musical key.
2. the chief point or theme (of a lecture etc).
keyed up
excited; tense.
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JOCKEY Mark Lawson, who looked set for his best domestic season until a damaged hip sidelined him eight weeks ago, has been advised he will require keyhole surgery, writes Graham Green.
The Birmingham striker faces keyhole surgery on a knee injury this week and is expected to pull out of the international squad to face Croatia in a friendly on Wednesday night.
Dean, 49, is undergoing keyhole surgery for a cartilage problem in his right knee today and will not be able to skate for at least a week.
The country's most-capped player initially feared the worst as he faced a race to be fit for the World Cup after keyhole surgery on his troublesome knee on September 12 but the 30-year-old Borders player has come through his rehabilitation unscathed.
Little Visar underwent one-and-a-half hours of keyhole surgery on Friday at the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital to correct a serious stomach problem - in the hope of transforming his life.
Currently in South Wales, Morriston Hospital in Swansea is the only unit to offer keyhole surgery for prostate cancer.
The former Wales captain, who enjoyed such an impressive run of form last term, is to undergo keyhole surgery to cure the problem.
Sir Alfred, who invented keyhole surgery at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee in the 1980s, was speaking on BBC Radio Scotland's Pioneers show to be broadcast today.
A NEW kind of keyhole surgery has unlocked the door to a brighter future for Coventry pensioner Brian Powell.
They also had the chance to try their hand at keyhole surgery on a training dummy.
Two years ago, consultant surgeon Liam Horgan completed a hat-trick in keyhole surgery when he performed the first ever laparoscopic, or keyhole, repair of a hernia in that country.
The Garth Surgery uses a keyhole surgery technique which means operating times are shorter and recovery is quicker.