The Dehn surgery construction on knots in orientable 3-dimensional manifolds is introduced. We describe the parameters on which this construction depends, various situations in which it arises, and some of the main results and open research problems relating to it. © 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
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