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Retired/disabled assoc. professor of radiology and surgery. Early adopter, developer and practitioner of Vascular and Interventional Radiology as a distinct clinical specialty.

Diaries published: 7 (874 days since last diary on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 07:05 AM PST)

Comments posted: 787 (734 days since last comment on Mon May 20, 2013 at 10:27 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 151

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: OMG, we're running out of MONEY, 156 comments, 88 recommends

People Following Old Surgeon: 24

Old Surgeon's Most Recent Diaries:

The Washington idiocracy is buzzing with the "fiscal cliff" terrors and predictions of doom and gloom if we "don't get our economic house in order" - whatever that is supposed to mean. It's all ...
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 07:05 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Iatrogenesis is Greek for "doctor-caused" and the term iatrogenesis imperfect (borrowed from the horrible congenital bone formation disease osteogenesis imperfect , refers to the deterioration of ...
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 07:18 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Oh, the debt! Oh the humanity! Oh the BULLSHIT. But it has penetrated so deeply into the public narrative that even most thoughtful progressives have fallen into the trap. Diary after diary on this ...
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 06:31 PM PST with 12 Recommends
It was so warm and nice and wonderful in there, floating so peacefully, until all hell broke loose. Then came the big squeeze. Oh, trauma! Ahhh, bright! Burrrr, cold! Hey, not so rough! Slap, WAAAAA!
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 07:18 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Have you seen it? It's the oh so very scary "The Chinese are coming, the Chinese are coming!!! They've taken all our money and now they're taking over entirely!!!" ad. The "Now We Work For Them" ...
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 06:29 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Saints preserve us we're $16Trillion in debt and no end in sight!!! Oh, the humanity! Save the children, but abandon all hope!!! The Chinese are coming, the Chinese are coming! We owe them TRILLIONS ...
by Old Surgeon
Comment Count 156 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 05:43 PM PDT with 88 Recommends

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