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What Is "Minimally Invasive" Surgery?

What Is "Minimally Invasive" Surgery?

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American Medical Association (AMA)
The AMA has made a commitment to medicine by making doctors more accessible to their patients. Contact the AMA at: American Medical Association 515 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 464-5000

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

American College of Surgeons
The website of the American College of Surgeons provides consumer information about common surgeries such as appendectomy.


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