revision surgery

noun
re·​vi·​sion surgery | \ ri-ˈvizh-ən- How to pronounce revision surgery (audio) \

Medical Definition of revision surgery

: surgery performed to replace or compensate for a failed implant (as in a hip replacement) or to correct undesirable sequelae (as scars or scar tissue) of previous surgery

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