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Types of Surgery
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Preparing for Surgery
Tests Performed Before Surgery
The Surgical Team
Types of Anesthesia and Your Anesthesiologist
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The Day of Surgery / Getting Ready For Surgery / The Operating Room
Methods of Surgery
Other Techniques of Surgery
Common Surgical Procedures
Recovering From Surgery / Intensive Care
After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications
How Wounds Heal
Surgical Site Infections
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