Surgical Procedures, Elective
"Surgical Procedures, Elective" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.
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- Procedures, Elective Surgical
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- Procedure, Elective Surgical
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