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brain surgery

A task requiring extreme intelligence, skill, or competence, usually used in a negative or rhetorical manner to indicate the opposite. Just follow the directions as they're written—it isn't brain surgery.
See also: brain, surgery
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UHW is taking in brain surgery cases which would normally be dealt with in Swansea
Radiosurgery is less risky, but also less effective than a open brain surgery to fix trigeminal neuralgia, Clatterbuch said.
Last night a spokesman for the club said: "Karren Brady has this afternoon undergone brain surgery to treat an aneurysm and the operation has now been concluded.
His condition deteriorated and the next day he underwent more than six hours of emergency brain surgery.
Another man who was left lying unconscious in a city street is still on a life support machine following brain surgery.
The Leksell Gamma Knife is a highly sophisticated stereotactic radiosurgery unit, which allows for a non-invasive procedure as an alternative to conventional brain surgery.
THE experimental brain surgery carried out on Lena Zavaroni was a last-ditch attempt to save her life.
Lubovitch reminds us that dancing ain't brain surgery, and exhorts us to enjoy his choreographic patisserie.
FDA marketing clearance, expanding the applications of the Renaissance system to include the precise positioning of surgical instruments and implants during brain surgery.
Their reactions to his brain surgery experience were the inspiration for Poppo's Electric Brain, an educational new children's book that makes Parkinson's disease and DBS more understandable for young people.
Blues defender Sylvain Distin kicked off another festive street party - his time for 13-year-old Elliot Hayes, who is recovering from brain surgery earlier in the year.
Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan will undergo a brain surgery to remove a clot between the brain membrane and skull, at Hinduja hospital on Sunday.
HOPES that a two-year-old boy could undergo pioneering brain surgery appear to have been dashed.
THE mother of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is responding "positively" to treatment after a brain surgery relapse.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Catheter technique is less invasive and risky than traditional brain surgery that involves cutting a large opening in the skull, according to new generation of neuroscientists.