orthopod


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orthopod

orthopod

Slang for orthopedist, orthopedic surgeon
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InVivoLink's OrthoPod app allows me to look across my procedures and patients to understand patterns that were previously unclear.
A specialist in medical genetics is working on the problem, and that is where it stands today, except that the orthopod wants to operate.
It's very apparent that many of the physicians helping to design Cypher are orthopods.
Consequently, a number of other specialists, such as orthopods, are abandoning their traditional habitats and trailing the radiologists, doing quite well scavenging left over MR carcasses.
Writing for what they call fellow orthopods, they explain such aspects as biomechanics, preoperative preparation, surgical technique for varus deformity, bone defects, and physiotherapy protocol.
I must then submit to orthopods wielding hammers, chisels and saws, after which, even if I'm not paralysed by the op, the future isn't rosy anyway.
11) Just as the "eye business" in Calgary had boomed since contracting with the health region had begun, so orthopods and other surgeons saw the possibilities of an emerging private market.
There were probably a whole host of other terrestrial orthopods around at the same time.
And then you might have orthopods who are far away who just want to rummage quickly through images; or you might have teleradiology going at the same time.
Quite reasonably, I expected to be channelled through the hospital's internal system, and waited for a summons from the orthopods.