emergency surgery

A surgical procedure that cannot be delayed, for which there is no alternative therapy or surgeon, and for which a delay could result in death or permanent impairment of health
Examples Open fracture of skull, some gunshot and stab wounds, extensive burns, urinary obstruction, intestinal obstruction, ruptured appendix, twisted ovarian cyst, ruptured fallopian tube

emergency surgery

Surgery Surgery that cannot be delayed, for which there is no alternative therapy or surgeon, and a delay could result in death or permanent impairment of health Examples Open fracture of skull, some gunshot and stab wounds, extensive burns, urinary obstruction, intestinal obstruction, ruptured appendix, twisted ovarian cyst, ruptured fallopian tube. See Surgery.

e·mer·gen·cy sur·ger·y

(ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Previously unanticipated surgery carried out in response to a sudden condition that may threaten a patient's well-being.
References in periodicals archive ?
President of Movement of Democratic Action (PDA) and state MP Mirsad Kukic (60) had an emergency surgery yesterday, FENA reports.
THE world of football was last night praying for the recovery of Sir Alex Ferguson, who has had emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.
THE world of football was praying for the recovery of Sir Alex Ferguson who last night had emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.
Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery. (AFP)
A CRUEL con artist pretending to be a doctor rang a man telling him his wife had been in a car crash - and asked him to pay cash for her emergency surgery.
Riyadh, Rajab 18, 1439, April 04, 2018, SPA -- Prince Sultan Cardiac Center's doctors at King Khaled hospital in Najran, performed a successful open heart emergency surgery to a 30-year-old patient suffering from angina with difficulty in breathing .
Summary: Thiruvalla (Kerala) [India], Mar 19 (NewsVoir): A one year old infant named Aksar with large hole in the heart got a second life after he underwent rare and complex emergency surgery. The child hails from Palakkad district in Kerala and his parents are daily wage labourers.
2FM star Tracy Clifford has opened up about her battle with chronic pain and how it led to emergency surgery.
NYT Syndicate Excess belly fat dramatically increases the risk of complications and death after emergency surgery, a new study finds.
Summary: Doctors conduct emergency surgery and save the boy's eyesight
Objective: To determine the frequency of depression and anxiety in post-operative patients undergoing elective and emergency surgery.

Full browser ?