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

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Organizations relating to Surgery

World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1999
International Board of Cosmetic Surgery / Wimpole, UK / Est. 2003
Intraoperative Imaging Society / Marburg, Germany
Fédération Internationale Francophone de Coelio-Chirurgie / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 2005
KPro Study Group / Penrith NSW, Australia / Est. 1990
Scandinavian Association of Plastic Surgeons / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1951
European Society of Surgery / Krakow, Poland / Est. 1996
International Federation of Perioperative Nurses / Harrogate, UK / Est. 1999
Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1996
European Society of Aesthetic Surgery / Wimpole, UK
Latin American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery / Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Nordic Transplant Committee / Aarhus, Denmark
International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery / Est. 1970
European Federation of Surgical Specialties / Brussels, Belgium
European Society for Vascular Surgery / Bordeaux, France / Est. 1987
International Society of Sympathetic Surgery / Haifa, Israel / Est. 2001
Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1990
Federación Latinoamericana de Cirurgia / Coyoacan, Mexico / Est. 1973
European Association of Plastic Surgeons / Rome, Italy / Est. 1989
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1981
European Surgical Association / Paris, France / Est. 1993
Scandinavian Association for Thoracic Surgery / Est. 1949
European Society for Paediatric Anaesthesiology / Prague, Czechia / Est. 1989
Asian-Australasian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery / Tokyo, Japan
Latin American Federation of Neurosurgical Societies / Brasilia, Brazil / Est. 1981
European Paediatric Surgeons' Association / Gümligen, Switzerland / Est. 1972
European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery / Marseille, France / Est. 1970
European Board of Paediatric Surgery / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1994
Sociedad de Trasplante de América Latina y el Caribe / Buenos Aires, Argentina
Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs / Est. 1995
Baltic Association of Surgeons / Tallinn, Estonia
Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery / Angeles, Philippines / Est. 2000
European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery / Est. 1997
ASEAN Federation of Plastic Surgeons / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1982
International Society for Plastination / Toledo OH, USA / Est. 1986
Asociación Iberoamericana de Cirugia Pediatrica / Est. 1966
International Federation for Artificial Organs / Lafayette IN, USA / Est. 1977
International Society for Simulation Surgery / Est. 1992
Caribbean College of Surgeons / St James, Barbados / Est. 2001
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society / Northbrook IL, USA / Est. 2002
European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery / Cluj-Napoca, Romania / Est. 1990
Federación de Sociedades de Cirurgia Pediatrica del Cono sur de América / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1993
Balkan Academy of Cosmetic Surgery / Sofia, Bulgaria
Federación Ibero-Latinoamericana de Cirugia Plastica / Panama, Panama / Est. 1974
Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1972
World Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1993
European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association - European Renal Care Association / Kävlinge, Sweden / Est. 1971
European Academy of Cosmetic Surgery / Est. 1996
International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 1998
Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1999

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World Problems relating to Surgery

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Denial of the right to medical consent
Unnecessary gynaecological surgery
Inhaling of solvents and anaesthetic drugs
Hazardous medical use of silicon gel
Punitive amputations
Irresponsible genetic manipulation
Malpractice in plastic surgery
Unnecessary cosmetic surgery
Haemolytic disease of the newborn
Unnecessary surgery
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Surgical mistakes
Medical complications
Unsafe blood-related products

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
Conducting autopsy
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
Disseminating surgical knowledge
Interchanging neurosurgical knowledge
Advancing anaesthesiology
Training anaesthesiologists
Educating digestive surgeons
Using biomaterials
Advancing paediatric surgery
Networking enterostomal nurses

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