Bell's operation

Bell's operation

An obsolete procedure consisting in the division of sensory nerve trunks of the anus to control recalcitrant pruritus ani, a condition which appears to respond well to low caudal block, or if severe, chemical sympathectomy.
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Parent company United Distillers and Vintners are closing down their Perth headquarters and relocating the Bell's operation to Harlow, Essex, with the loss of up to 160 jobs.
These results highlight the need for the PUC to devote serious attention to the scope and validity of the testing scheduled to begin next month of Southwestern Bell's operation support systems (OSS).
The controversial decision to move Bell's operation to England is a result of a global merger between once- bitter rivals Guinness and GrandMet.
Although Bell's operation went well, he revealed it was far from straightforward.
His extensive knowledge of the aerospace industry will be an asset to Bell's operation.
Adding to the robustness and resiliency of this network are Southern Bell's operation centers, providing 24-hour surveillance and control of all critical network elements.
Commissioners removed from debate Alltel's complaint of faulty interconnections between the incumbent carrier and its competitors and resolved it with a compact guaranteeing improvement in Southwestern Bell's operations, support systems facilities and a schedule for payments in the event of delays.
While much progress has been made, SW Bell's operations support systems continue to cause problems for customers.
Bell's operations involve many modes of service, including truckload, LTL, and air freight.
SW Bell's operations support systems continue to cause problems for customers of competitive local phone service companies in Texas.
SBC filed its application for interLATA relief with the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) on March 2, 1998, beginning an 18- month-long test and review of Southwestern Bell's operations support systems (OSS) in Texas to determine its accessibility to competitors.
Specifically, we are very concerned that Bell's operations support systems, which are so critical to New York customers' ability to choose competitive alternatives easily, are not up to par.