major surgery

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Noun1.major surgery - any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistancemajor surgery - any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
minor surgery - any surgical procedure that does not involve anesthesia or respiratory assistance
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A FATHER-OF-FIVE undergoing major surgery after his cancer returned is "proud" that his charity fundraising campaign has now reached more than PS115,000.
Kailey and Kyle understand they will need to do more chores at home and help her mom during her home recovery from the kidney removal, which is considered major surgery.
Postoperative cognitive decline, which occurs in roughly 20% of elderly patients who undergo major surgery, strikes older women with greater severity than it does similarly aged men, according to a retrospective analysis of data from 527 older Americans.
Washington, June 3 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that men experience more pain after major surgery, while women feel more pain after minor procedures.
Yes I've had major surgery, a much larger surgery than first anticipated, but I would like to tell u, it was a complete success
Research involving more than 50,000 bowel cancer patients shows for the first time that four-in-five patients who underwent major surgery in England and Wales lived beyond two years of diagnosis.
Surgery has been taken to a whole new level at Milford Regional Medical Center with the introduction of the da Vinci Surgical System, a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand a surgeon's capabilities and offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery.
9 November 2011 - Deltex Medical Group Plc said on Wednesday that the British Journal of Anaesthesia had published the first study on the time it takes doctors to use the company's CardioQ-ODM (oesophageal Doppler monitoring) during surgery to allow for faster recovery of patients who underwent major surgery.
But for many, it'll be a different story entirely; as they face lifethreatening illnesses, major surgery and the same four walls and faces they've seen so frequently all year round.
Summary: Coronation Street actress Maggie Jones is seriously ill in hospital after major surgery, a spokeswoman said today.
However, I feel I must question the wisdom of discharging patients after three or four days, following major surgery.
discusses his experiences in China observing major surgery conducted without anesthesia, aided by acupuncture -- and whether its effectiveness can be explained by current biomedical science.