closed surgery

closed sur·ger·y

surgery without incision into skin, for example, reduction of a fracture or dislocation.
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closed sur·ge·ry

(klōzd sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Surgery without incision into skin, e.g., reduction of a fracture or dislocation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Results of magnesium changes in two groups, open and closed surgery, separately shown in Table-III.
The fear of infection has always been there in open surgery hence recent trend is towards the closed surgery. In this study 4 (5.4%) patients developed superficial wound infection that resolved with dressing and appropriate antibiotics.
However, the risks of breaking bone fragments, adhesion of extensor tendons, deformation of nails, or skin irritation are greater with open surgery than with closed surgery [15].
The closed surgery segment is expected to hold the largest market share during the analysis period.
Complications in open heart surgery were 43 out of 143 cases, while complications in the closed surgery were 16 of 59 (p = 0.74).
This novel type of closed surgery requires harvesting of the fat from the excessive deposits, which is then slowly centrifuged and transplanted with very fine instruments.
I finally chose the Harley Medical Group because they offered a "closed surgery" technique.
Patients turning up for appointments have been met with a message on the closed surgery door directing them to a phone number in the case of an emergency.
After all, if you had rung a closed surgery you would simply have been told that no doctor was available to see you and that the next available appointment was not for the best part of a week.