Band-Aid surgery

A popular term for laparoscopic surgery, so called as the size of the incision is so small that once sutured, the wound can be covered with a small adhesive strip

Band-Aid surgery

A popular term for laparoscopic surgery, so called as the size of the incision is so small that once sutured, the wound can be covered with a small adhesive strip.
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After working with the program on and off for 10 years, Woodzell concludes, "I've seen a lot of educational Band-Aid surgery, one-shot deals, and panaceas over the years, but the Fairfax Transition to Teaching Program has been the most effective in preparing teachers and benefiting the department."