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*  North American blizzard of 2003
Funerals and elective surgical procedures were cancelled. Businesses, universities and government offices started to reopen on ...
*  Hassab's decongestion operation
... is an elective surgical procedure to treat esophageal varices in patients with portal ... "Hassab's operation as an elective surgical procedure in portal hypertension". Indian J Gastroenterol. 7 (3): 153-4. PMID ...
*  Hassab
... may refer to: Hassab operation, an elective surgical procedure in portal hypertension. Dr. Mohammed Aboul-Fotouh Hassab ...
*  Female reproductive system
There are also elective surgical procedures which change the appearance of the external genitals. The International Federation ... The reproductive tract can be used for various transluminal procedures such as fertiloscopy, intrauterine insemination and ...
*  Veterinary surgery
These are in contrast to emergency procedures. One of the most common elective surgical procedures in animals are those that ... Other common elective surgical procedures in the United States are declawing in cats (onychectomy), ear-cropping in dogs, tail ... including performance of a large number of surgical procedures in such categories as abdominal surgery, surgical treatment of ... Elective procedures are those performed on a non-emergency basis, and which do not involve immediately life-threatening ...
*  Blood management
Accordingly, patients should be screened for anemia at least 30 days prior to an elective surgical procedure. Although either ... Since the patient's blood is now diluted, blood lost during the surgical procedure, i.e. by hemorrhage, contains smaller ... This procedure is known as "Intraoperative Blood Salvage." Another technique, acute normovolemic hemodilution" involves the ... For example, electrocautery, which is a technique utilized for surgical dissection, removal of soft tissue and sealing blood ...
*  Southern Cross Healthcare Group (New Zealand)
It funded more than NZ$690m of healthcare services in the year to 30 June 2014, mostly for elective surgical procedures. The ... with 18 wholly owned and joint-venture facilities that deliver more than 65,000 elective surgical procedures annually. The ... hospitals include the Auckland Surgical Centre and North Harbour hospital. Southern Cross Benefits Limited, established in 1982 ...
*  Stem cell
... just as one may bank his or her own blood for elective surgical procedures. Adult stem cells are frequently used in various ...
*  Medicines reconciliation
Potentially unintended discontinuation of long-term medication use after elective surgical procedures. Arch Intern Med. 2006; ... Chronic medications are stopped in about 11% of the patients after elective surgeries and 33% of the patients after admission ...
*  Cosmetic surgery in Australia
Due to cosmetic surgery being an elective surgical procedure it is of common assumption that the risk factors around these ... Cosmetic surgical procedures are generally performed on healthy functioning body parts, with the procedure being optional not ... Some of the surgical procedures being performed are teeth straightening methods, face lifts to reduce wrinkles, eyebrow ... The invasive procedures have numerous risk factors as it is still a medical procedure, all of which come with a level of risk. ...
*  2008 Western Australian gas crisis
... "reductions in elective surgical procedures", "prioritisation of equipment for sterilisation", sourcing oxygen supplies from ... Further reductions could lead to cancellations in elective surgery, rationing food and transporting "infectious linen" ...
*  Patient-reported outcome
... in four elective surgical procedures: hip replacement, knee replacement, varicose vein surgery and hernia surgery. Patients are ... asked to complete a questionnaire before undergoing the surgical procedure; a follow-up questionnaire is then sent to the ...
*  Remote ischemic conditioning
... elective cardiothoracic and surgical procedures) Per-conditioning: RIC is applied at the time of the ischemic event (e.g., ... The procedure involves repeated, temporary cessation of blood flow to a limb to create ischemia (lack of oxygen and glucose) in ... A 2015 trial in high-risk CABG patients showed a reduced incidence of surgical acute kidney injury in RIC-treated patients ( ... Although noted to have some benefits in experimental models in animals, this is still an experimental procedure in humans and ...
*  Mendelson's syndrome
High risk is defined as these factors: Non-elective surgical procedure Light anaesthesia/unexpected response to stimulation ...
*  Doe ex. rel. Tarlow v. District of Columbia
In 1994, defendants allegedly gave their consent for an elective surgical procedure to be performed on plaintiff Jane Doe II's ... and for whom District of Columbia officials have consented to or will consent to any elective surgical procedure since 1970"). ... Court upheld a 2003 District of Columbia statute that stated the conditions for authorizing a non-emergency surgical procedure ... be subjected to a medical procedure, consented to in an illegal manner by the District of Columbia."). Does I Through III v. ...
*  Surgery
... the association between mortality and day of elective surgical procedure suggests a higher risk in procedures carried out later ... Procedures involving cutting into an organ or tissue end in -otomy. A surgical procedure cutting through the abdominal wall to ... The adjective "surgical" means pertaining to surgery; e.g. surgical instruments or surgical nurse. The patient or subject on ... Surgical procedures are commonly categorized by urgency, type of procedure, body system involved, degree of invasiveness, and ...
*  Pediatric plastic surgery
... aesthetics is also considered by the surgical team. Cosmetic plastic surgery is defined as a surgical procedure undertaken to ... These procedures are usually elective. Several of the most common congenital birth defects can be treated by a plastic surgeon ... Children make up roughly 3% of all plastic surgery procedures, and the majority of these procedures correct a congenital ... as parts of the body are remade or reformed during most reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Medicine: Surgery: Cosmetic and Plastic: Patient Education: Cervicovaginal
This category is about elective surgical procedures to the vagina or clitoris undergone for the purpose of enhancing sexual ... This category is about elective surgical procedures to the vagina or clitoris undergone for the purpose of enhancing sexual ...
*  Perioperative
This period is used to prepare the patient both physically and psychologically for the surgical procedure and after surgery. ... For emergency surgeries this period can be short and even oblivious to the patient; for elective surgeries "preops" can be ... It takes place in hospitals, in surgical centers attached to hospitals, in freestanding surgical centers or health care ... is the time period describing the duration of a patient's surgical procedure; this commonly includes ward admission, anesthesia ...
*  Preventive mastectomy
The procedure is a surgical option for individuals who are at high risk for the development of breast cancer. Women who had a ... A preventive mastectomy or prophylactic mastectomy is an elective operation to remove the breasts so that the risk of breast ... Check date values in: ,date= (help) Jensen, J. A.; Lin, J. H.; Kapoor, N.; Giuliano, A. E. (2012). "Surgical Delay of the ... To increase the viability of the nipple area for preservation during mastectomy, a so-called "nipple delay" procedure can be ...
*  University of Arizona College of Medicine
Residents and medical students have thus maintained the ability to study the medical and surgical abortion procedures necessary ... Medical students may pursue training on an elective basis. The standard curriculum is a four-year program which currently ... or teaching its medical students about various abortion procedures. This legislation is still in effect for every public ...
*  Aesthetic medicine
Surgical aesthetic procedures account for 10% of the cosmetic procedures in the UK, and non surgical techniques constitute the ... Although aesthetic medicine procedures are typically elective, they can significantly improve quality of life, psychological ... and non-surgical procedures (radio frequency skin tightening, non surgical liposuction, chemical peel), and practitioners may ... To perform certain procedures, one must be a surgeon or medical doctor for surgery. However, many of the procedures are ...
*  Yale School of Medicine
Anatomy course that focuses on teaching the principles of anatomy through case-based dissections involving surgical procedures ... students review key concepts during optional evening sessions several times each week the opportunity to take electives that ... author of surgical pathology textbook, discoverer of Rosai-Dorfman disease and Desmoplastic small round cell tumor Richard ...
*  Arthroplasty
... or realigned by osteotomy or some other procedure. It is an elective procedure that is done to relieve pain and restore ... Arthroplasty (literally "[re-]forming of joint") is an orthopedic surgical procedure where the articular surface of a ... The purpose of this procedure is to relieve pain, to restore range of motion and to improve walking ability, thus leading to ... One variant of is the Stainsby procedure which consists of excision of part of a proximal phalanx in a metatarsophalangeal ...
*  Lismore Base Hospital
... trauma and elective surgical services, the hospital undertakes over 8,100 procedures annually including vascular and upper ...
*  Childbirth
In 2012, about 23 million deliveries occurred by a surgical procedure known as Caesarean section. Caesarean sections may be ... Induced births and elective cesarean before 39 weeks can be harmful to the neonate as well as harmful or without benefit to the ... Categorically specialized obstetricians are qualified surgeons, so they can undertake surgical procedures relating to ... It is currently less common, though it is still a routine procedure in some countries even though a systematic review found no ...