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'scope'

noun The 'short form' for any complex optical system–eg, endoscope, microscope verb To perform endoscopy

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Q. I am scheduled for scope surgery for a torn meniscus on my knee and what is the duration for recovery? Has anyone had this surgery for a torn meniscus? How did you deal with this recovery?

A. The recovery process is individual, and you cannot predict it in advance. I know someone who has done it and was able to go back to exercising regularly after 2 months. I would think the recovery from the surgery itself is a matter of few weeks until you can walk properly, however you should still give your knee a break and rest for a while after.

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Movaris OneClose Scoping Manager provides organizations with a clear path to better processes and cost savings.
The scoping study was carried out using available information contained in but not limited to the following reports and documents:
A scoping study is the first level study that is performed on a mineral deposit to determine its economic viability.
Following the latest meeting with AIDEA, a Cost Reimbursement Plan and Scoping Study will commence shortly and will include:
TSX VENTURE:PLL) ("Palladon") is pleased to announce it has completed a preliminary scoping study for the operation and development of the Comstock / Mountain Lion Iron Project, which Palladon has agreed to acquire with its joint venture partner, Western Utah Copper Company ("WUCC"), as previously announced in press releases of February 1 and 7, 2005.