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Surgical procedure

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term439584
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termSurgery is the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease, injury and deformity by physical operation or manipulation. Surgical procedure refers to the performance of an operation.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termStedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins page 1877

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See also Cancer treatment—surgery target site, topography code (ICD-O-3) ANN.N Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

See also Cancer treatment—surgical procedure date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

See also Cancer treatment—surgical procedure for cancer, procedure code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

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