Wikia

Memory Alpha

Surgery

Discuss0
37,512pages on
this wiki
This article or section needs attention This page or section has been identified as needing attention. Please visit the article's talk page to see what needs fixing and feel free to edit this page to assist with this task.
Sarina surgery

Bashir performing surgery on Sarina.

Surgery was any procedure performed on a patient often resulting in opening or closing of the body; it was usually performed with the hope of improving the health of the person operated on. It was commonly performed by a surgeon.

Cosmetic surgery was one type used to make one species look like another. (ENT: "Detained", "The Seventh"; TOS: "The Enterprise Incident"; TNG: "Who Watches The Watchers"; DS9: "Sons of Mogh"; VOY: "Faces")

Exploratory surgery was often used by a doctor to assist in diagnosing a patient, such as by Dr. Bashir when he attempted to determine the cause of the sudden generosity of the Grand Nagus. (DS9: "Prophet Motive")

Microsurgery often involved a microscope, typically operating on an area of approximately one millimeter in diameter. Microsurgery was often the least invasive form of surgery. (citation needededit)

External linkEdit

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki