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Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.

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Organizations relating to Surgery

International Society of Follicular Unit Extraction Surgeons / Est. 2002
SAARC Surgical Care Society / Est. 1996
Asia-Oceania Association of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Societies
International Leprosy Union / Est. 1986
International Society of Intraoperative Cardiovascular Ultrasound / Est. 1989
Euro Mediterranean School of Endoscopic Surgery
Asian Oral Implant Academy / Est. 1983
Association for Nordic Dialysis and Transplant Personnel / Est. 1972
International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association / Est. 1993
European Union of Ophthalmic Surgeons / Est. 1963
Caribbean Society for Surgery of the Hand
International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery / Est. 1976
Association of Plastic Surgery of Central America and the Caribbean
Scandinavian Association of Paediatric Surgeons / Est. 1964
Caribbean Association of Neurological Surgeons / Est. 1973
European Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery / Est. 1967
Asian Society for Vascular Surgery / Est. 1992
Agreement on the Temporary Importation, Free of Duty, of Medical, Surgical and Laboratory Equipment for Use on Free Loan in Hospitals and other Medical Institutions for Purposes of Diagnosis or Treatment / Est. 1960
International Intradiscal and Transforaminal Therapy Society / Est. 1987
European Board of Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons / Est. 1951
Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgeons / Est. 1993
Baltic Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
European College of Veterinary Surgeons / Est. 1991
European Network of Centres for Epilepsy Surgery

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World Problems relating to Surgery

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Lack of human organs for transplantation
Unnecessary surgery
Irresponsible genetic manipulation
Malpractice in plastic surgery
Unnecessary gynaecological surgery
Psychic surgery
Type B viral hepatitis
Denial of the right to medical consent
Surgical mistakes
Limitations of allopathy
Mutilation of domestic animals
Excessive replacement surgery
Unethical foetal surgery
Delay in administration of medical care
Unsafe blood-related products
Organ transplantation taboo
Aggressive surgical procedures
Foreign body left in wound
Inadequate evaluation of surgical procedures
Fashionable operations
Inadequate emergency blood supplies
Cloning of human cells

Action Strategies relating to Surgery

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Campaigning against childhood genital mutilation
Developing artificial organs
Living with complications of surgery
Improving standards of surgery
Developing plastic surgery
Providing prostheses to mine-injured amputees
Using cosmetic surgery on pet animals
Evaluating surgical procedures
Training cataract surgeons
Creating national blood transfusion policies
Standardizing surgical care
Abstaining from control over surgical innovations
Introducing new surgical techniques
Regulating surgical profession
Promoting voluntary surgical contraception
Training anaesthesiologists
Educating digestive surgeons
Using biomaterials
Advancing paediatric surgery
Networking enterostomal nurses

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