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A regionally popular term for a physician or researcher who is regarded by his peers as the ultimate expert—the ‘pope’—on a particular subject


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Q. Dear Doctors,I had cyst in my left ovary and poped it off,after that I have a small pain every day. in HSG everything was OK.my Pop smir is ok and in histroscopy every thing was ok. would you please ask me why I have this pain?

A. as Ann already mentioned - this is a good place to get good advises, not diagnosis... my advise to you is to ask the gyno how long there should be pain after the surgery. i'm sure it take couple of days minimum but i would ask him about it. if there's something wrong he'll know what to do.
sorry i can't help more...

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Contrary to Pope and Harley's belief, soft-linked items are independent, and thus, are not a problem for either classical test theory or IRT.
History offers plentiful examples of conclaves where the cardinals appointed by one pope elected a very different successor.
A final possible example relating to the Pope & Talbot analysis might be a taxable stock purchase followed by an independent transaction in which a target corporation is liquidated under Sec.
There has been a return to traditionalism in the Catholic church under Pope John Paul II.
With the announcement of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation in February, Artuso's began making again the cookies featuring his image.
This loss of expertise in part explains why the pope made some rather uncritical assumptions about Islam.
The Ontario Conference was headed by Bishop Richard Smith of Pembroke, who delivered the address to the Pope on September 1 on behalf of all of Ontario's bishops and eparchs.
We wish Pope Benedict XVI every blessing in the immense responsibilities he is about to assume on behalf of Roman Catholics round the world," said the Archbishop of Canterbury shortly after the election of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was announced.
He saw the group portrait as a testimonial to the Medici family's rise to the highest rank in the Church and as a representation of the pope "as protagonist of the life of the mind," as well as "a memorial to the perceived enduring role of the Medici as men of peace and men of culture.