medical procedure

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Noun1.medical procedure - a procedure employed by medical or dental practitionersmedical procedure - a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners
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"
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
dental procedure - a procedure employed by a dentist
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Summary: The patient slipped into a coma and was paralysed after a botched medical procedure.
Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his right shoulder Thursday, his second medical procedure in less than two years.
Despite multiple counselling sessions and encouragement by his family to reconsider, he refused and doctors, who found themselves in dilemma over his condition, eventually opted to have him sign a legal document declining the medical procedure.Records show that the patient signed a Power of Attorney declining the procedure, noting he was a member of the denomination.
With all of the benefits of medical procedure training, there are also a number of obstacles that can lead to instructor and student frustration.
CJP Nisar underwent the medical procedure at theRawalpindi Institute of Cardiology on Sunday.
"I view abortion as a medical procedure like a gall bladder surgery" Casten stated.
The standard medical procedure for reaching enriched stem cells costs tens of thousands of dollars and produces significant adverse effects.
Our partnership with Ruby Hall Clinic, is a step toward making vital medical procedure available for patients with a convenient payment option," said managing director, Bajaj Finance Ltd, Rajeev Jain.
Another treatment option that physicians may consider for their patients is a medical procedure called a mechanical thrombectomy.
"Why did we single out one particular medical procedure and make it 72 hours when all the others are six months?"
Sex reassignment surgery (SRS), or sex change, is a medical procedure that changes one's gender, and may include excising one's male genitals.
Michael Noonan is recovering after a medical procedure last week.

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