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    That branch of the art, science, and practice of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and correction of bodily defects resulting from injury or disease and the relief of suffering by manual and instrumental procedures.

Internet Guides
MedWebplus: Surgery
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Yahoo: Health: Medicine: Surgery
Internet Sites
Family Practice Handbook
Chapter 9 contains information on General Surgery.
Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School "Including electrophysiologically monitored pallidotomy for medically refractory Parkinson's disease, obsessive compulsive disorder, cancer-related- and chronic-pain syndromes, thalamotomy for disabling tremor and epilepsy surgery for the surgical treatment of medically refractory seizures."
Heart Surgery Forum: a Cardiothoracic Multimedia Journal
Cardiac surgery and related disciplines participate through original manuscripts, abstracts, or submissions online to this site.
Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard
Links to specialized neurosurgery units at Harvard as well as clinical and educational resources. Included is information for patients and families under Neurosurgical Interest in the "Other Information" section.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons /Congress of Neurological Surgeons
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Academy of Surgical Research
American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants
American Board of Surgery
American College of International Physicians
Established in 1975 as an organization for International Medical Graduates.
American College of Surgeons
Resources available to members including practice guidelines and continuing education programs.
Association For Academic Surgery
The Mission of the Association For Academic Surgery is to promote the shared vision of research and academic pursuits through the exchange of ideas between senior surgical residents, junior faculty and established academic surgical professors.
Association of Surgical Technologists
Canadian Association of General Surgeons
Center for Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery
"The Center for MRCAS was formed in 1993 as a joint venture between Carnegie Mellon University and Shadyside Hospital. The group's goal is to foster the application of robotic and computer technologies within medicine."
Health Volunteers Overseas
Dedicated to improving the availability and quality of health care in developing countries through training and education. Programs vary according to the needs of the countries in which they are located.
Interamerican College Of Physicians & Surgeons
The largest and oldest National Hispanic Medical Society in the United States.
International College of Surgeons
A global organization dedicated to bringing together surgeons and surgical specialists of all nations, races and creeds to promote surgical excellence for the benefit of all mankind, and to foster fellowship worldwide, with the ultimate goal of contributing to world harmony.
International Society of Surgery (ISS)/Societe Internationale de Chirurgie (SIC)
National Surgical Assistant Association
Professional Organizations in Surgery
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Consumer Health Information
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Pediatric neurosurgery information for families by Neil Feldstein MD, pediatric neurosurgeon, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City.
Public Information Provided by the American College of Surgeons
Includes a description of the ACS, information on patient choice, and frequently performed procedures.
United Ostomy Association Inc.
The United Ostomy Association is a volunteer-based health organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions.
Your Orthopaedic Connection
Includes patient education brochures and Find a Surgeon.
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Electronic Newsletters and Journals
Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Archives of Surgery
Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Official publication of the Society for Surgery of the Alimnetary Tract
Journal of Image Guided Surgery
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
"An official publication of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery and The Western Thoracic Surgical Association, the journal focuses on techniques and developments in cardiac surgery, pacemaker insertion/removal, lung and esophageal surgeries, heart and lung transplantation, and other procedures."
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Teaching and Learning
Virtual Environments and Real-time Deformations for Surgery Simulation
Simulation of the perceived environment which a surgeon encounters when he or she is performing an endoscopic surgery procedure. The goal is to explore physically-based deformations of several organs in a scene while emphasising real-time interaction. From Georgia Tech's Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center.
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