Surgery

ACS

Full form/Meaning: American College of Surgeon   Definition: The American College of Surgeons was founded in 1912 by Ernest Amory Codman. It is a worldwide scientific and educational association of qualified surgeons and has it headquarter in Chicago, Illinois.   Usage in Sentence: “He earned his membership with the American College of Surgeon after several […]

LOA

Lysis of Adhesions

Varicose Vein Stripping

Varicose vein stripping is the surgical removal of a ligated varicose vein through incisions in the groin area or back of the knee.

Total Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement is the surgical replacement of a damaged knee joint with an artificial joint.

Total Hip Replacement

A total hip replacement is the surgical replacement of a damaged hip joint with an artificial one.

Tonsillectomy

A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils.

Septoplasty

A septoplasty surgical procedure used to correct the shape of the septum.

TURP

An acronym for TransUrethral Resection of the Prostate.

Open Prostatectomy

An open prostatectomy is the removal of the prostate gland through an external incision.