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What Is Elective Surgery?

What Is Elective Surgery?


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OrganizationAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
The ASPS provides information about plastic surgery procedures as well as tips for finding a plastic surgeon.

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

OrganizationCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This website contains all the information you need to understand your health care.

OrganizationAmerican 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

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