minor surgery

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Noun1.minor surgery - any surgical procedure that does not involve 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"
major surgery - any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance
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Daray will also provide service to Glan Clwyd A&E Project, in Rhyl, North Wales, including examination lights and minor procedure lights.
And it disclosed that a woman who was due to have a minor procedure had her uterus and ovaries removed after Neary claimed she had cancer.
This is a minor procedure," said Sharks director of pro-development Doug Wilson.
She was transferred to Galway for what she was told was a relatively minor procedure and had expected to be back home the following day.
Its boss, Dr Tim Black said: "The technique we use has made early abortion a minor procedure that could be quite easily completed during a working woman's lunch-break.