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Descriptor English:   Surgical Procedures, Operative 
Descriptor Spanish:   Procedimientos Quirúrgicos Operativos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Operatórios 
Synonyms English:   Ghost Surgery
Operative Procedure
Operative Procedures
Operative Surgical Procedure
Operative Surgical Procedures
Procedure, Operative
Procedure, Operative Surgical
Procedures, Operative
Procedures, Operative Surgical
Surgery, Ghost
Surgical Procedure, Operative  
Tree Number:   E04
Definition English:   Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.) 
Indexing Annotation English:   not the field nor specialty ( = GENERAL SURGERY); only the surgery patient or surgical procedures; prefer /surg with organs or disease; /instrum = SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS or SURGICAL EQUIPMENT; surgical injury = SURGICAL INJURIES see INTRAOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS: see TN 179; /hist = GENERAL SURGERY /hist; differentiation from GENERAL SURGERY: Manual 26.15+; unnecessary surgery = SURGERY, UNNECESSARY see UNNECESSARY PROCEDURES (IM) + specific surg procedure (IM); SECOND-LOOK SURGERY and REOPERATION are also available
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Surgical Procedures, Operative/history use General Surgery/history
See Related English:   General Surgery
Intraoperative Complications
Operating Rooms
Postoperative Complications
History Note English:   1998(1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ED education
ES ethics LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
RH rehabilitation ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   13895 
Unique Identifier:   D013514 

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