major procedure

major procedure

High-risk & complex procedure, see there.
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He said: "Ankle fusion has been around for 20 or more years and used to be a major procedure.
When Zoe was 18 she went in for a second major procedure and was on the operating table for a further eight hours.
A major procedure to remove tumours and often the lining of the lung as well, it is not a cure, but can extend the life expectancy of patients in the early stages of mesothelioma.
Extraction of the upper fourth premolar is a major procedure.
The major procedure taken by PA was the Palestinian bid to join different international organizations like the International Criminal Court which was received by an Israeli overreaction represented by 'Israel's holding back Palestinian tax revenue to cripple the Palestinian government and salary payments.
This is another sign "As a practising surgeon, looking after cancer patients, it is very difficult to have to tell a patient who has prepared themselves for a major procedure that their operation has been cancelled for non-clinical reasons.
The bypass is a major procedure which involves much of the digestive system being rerouted past the stomach.
Also, a mastectomy is a major procedure that can require significant recovery time and may entail breast reconstruction, whereas a lumpectomy is much less invasive with a shorter recovery period.
In issuing its decree to dismiss the arbitration rule, the court relied on reasons pertinent to conduct and corruption of the arbitrators, violation of the Public Order and the serious neglection of a major procedure of the arbitration, as stipulated in the memo which was formulated by the Ministry of Justice in this regard.
Do you expect to need surgery or another major procedure in the next year?