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Reply to Letter: "Laparoscopic Surgery or Conservative Treatment for Appendiceal Abscess in Adults?"

08:00 EDT 22nd October 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Name: Annals of surgery
ISSN: 1528-1140
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Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.

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Work consisting of written or printed communication between individuals or between persons and representatives of corporate bodies. The correspondence may be personal or professional. In medical and other scientific publications the letter is usually from one or more authors to the editor of the journal or book publishing the item being commented upon or discussed. LETTER is often accompanied by COMMENT.

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