The treatment of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation, especially with instruments
Minor surgery that does not require the patient to stay in hospital overnight
Surgery of the mouth and jaws, specifically as a branch of dentistry.
Surgery performed on the brain or other parts of the nervous system
Surgery performed on the heart
A supposed healing procedure performed by psychic or paranormal means, which typically involves an apparent incision or the appearance of blood or removed diseased tissue outside the body, though no visible scar is left.
Minimally invasive surgery carried out through a very small incision, with special instruments and techniques including fibre optics
The process of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body by the transfer of tissue, either in the treatment of injury or for cosmetic reasons
Surgical procedures performed on the stomach or intestines to induce weight loss
Surgery in which the heart is exposed and the blood made to bypass it
The treatment of organ failure by surgical transplantation or the insertion of artificial replacements
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
Intricate surgery performed using miniaturized instruments and a microscope
Brain surgery, such as leucotomy, used to treat mental disorder