Surgery is a branch of medicine that entails the use of surgical manual and instrumental procedures on patients in order to diagnose or treat pathological conditions like diseases or injuries, improve a person's appearance and bodily function, or fix unwanted ruptured regions.
A surgical team may consist of a surgeon, surgical assistant, anesthesiologist, and surgical nurses to carry out surgical procedures. The surgeon performs the surgery and leads the surgical team. Surgery can be used to treat various medical conditions such as cancer, heart disease, digestive disorders, orthopedic injuries, and other diseases . The improvement of the patient's health and quality of life is the objective of surgery.
Related Associations/Hospitals : American College of Surgeons, European Society of Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Surgery, Association of Women Surgeons, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital, King's College Hospital
Related Tags : Anesthesia, General surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Neurosurgery, Plastic surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Endoscopic surgery, Robotic surgery, Cardiothoracic surgery, Vascular surgery, Trauma surgery, Reconstructive surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Bariatric surgery, Oncologic surgery, Transplant surgery, Wound care, Surgical oncology, Thoracic surgery, Colorectal surgery