Anaplastologist


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Anaplastologist

(an-a-plast'ol'ō-jist),
Orthotics specialist who creates realistic body prosthetics, usually of the face or upper body to fill in deep gaps or wounds produced by cancer therapy or other forms of nontherapeutic injury.
[anaplastology + -ist]
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The model produced by the MTC was used by Dr Frank Johnson, consultant anaplastologist at the Northern General Hospital, to generate a ceramic former which was used to shape a sheet of thin titanium to cover the hole.
The UAE plays a role in the Oscar-winning film: Dubai-based anaplastologist Dr Daril B Atikins from Rashid Hospital assisted Jawad in restoring the faces of women through medical sculpture, while the Omniyati Prosthetics Arts Centre provided financial help.
Nancy Hansen is a certified anaplastologist and a retired master sergeant, who took the construction of Lopez's ear to the next level.
A US-certified clinical anaplastologist who helped set up Rashid Hospital's 27-year-old anaplastology lab, Atkins said he was roped in by Dr Mohammad Jawad, the London-based British Pakistani plastic surgeon who performs reconstructive surgery on Pakistan's acid burn victims in the award-winning film.
The IAA was instrumental in finding an anaplastologist (Daril Atkins, CCA) for a truly moving documentary about domestically abused Pakistani women.
Clearihue, a Biomedical Engineer and Anaplastologist at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, helped the surgeons to visualize the CT Scan Data through his own computer-based software program.
Jane Bahor, an anaplastologist (specialist who creates realistic replacement body parts) at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, now implants Barbie's bendable knee joints into prosthetic (artificial replacement) devices to replace amputated fingers.
It's working out well for several patients,'' said Bahor, an anaplastologist, whose colleagues around the country are also testing the idea.
Matt Singer, a Hollywood special effects-artist and world-renowned anaplastologist, has created Dermaflage, a consumer product that easily conceals recessed scars.
It allows designers to capture complex data for hand-held consumer products, blister package design, handsculpted characters for feature animation, and face models for anaplastologists.