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surgery US English

The treatment of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation, especially with instruments

day surgery US English

Minor surgery that does not require the patient to stay in hospital overnight

brain surgery US English

Surgery performed on the brain or other parts of the nervous system

plastic surgery US English

The process of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body, especially by the transfer of tissue, either in the treatment of injury or for cosmetic reasons

keyhole surgery US English

Minimally invasive surgery carried out through a very small incision, with special instruments and techniques including fiber optics

bariatric surgery US English

Surgical procedures performed on the stomach or intestines to induce weight loss

spare-part surgery US English

The treatment of organ failure by surgical transplantation or the insertion of artificial replacements

Tommy John surgery US English

A surgical procedure in which a healthy tendon extracted from an arm (or sometimes a leg) is used to replace an arm’s torn ligament. The healthy tendon is threaded through holes drilled into the bone above and below the elbow

open-heart surgery US English

Surgery in which the heart is exposed and the blood made to bypass it

microsurgery US English

Intricate surgery performed using miniaturized instruments and a microscope

psychosurgery US English

Brain surgery, such as lobotomy, used to treat mental disorder

surgery English-Spanish

cirugía feminine

day surgery English-Spanish

cirugía feminine ambulatoria, cirugía feminine de alta precoz

brain surgery English-Spanish

neurocirugía feminine

heart surgery English-Spanish

cardiocirugía, cirugía

cosmetic surgery English-Spanish

cirugía feminine estética

dentist's surgery English-Spanish

clínica feminine dental

he underwent surgery in surgery English-Spanish

fue intervenido quirúrgicamente formal, fue operado

immediate surgery is indicated in indicate English-Spanish

lo indicado es operar de inmediato

the patient is in surgery in surgery English-Spanish

el paciente está en el quirófano

she'll have to undergo surgery in undergo English-Spanish

la van a tener que operar, va a tener que ser sometida a una intervención quirúrgica

he had plastic surgery on his nose in plastic surgery English-Spanish

le hicieron la cirugía estética en la nariz

he's in urgent need of surgery in urgent English-Spanish

requiere una inmediata intervención quirúrgica, hay que operarlo urgentemente