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Proctology anyone?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by souljah1, Mar 1, 2002.

  1. souljah1

    souljah1 Attending
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    Just wondering if anyone has an affinity for a-holes?

    Physicians are needed in all areas, I was just wondering if any SDNers are interested in devoting their career to the bum and its components?

    Be honest. :D
     
  2. Trek

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    Scooby told me he's leaning towards male hemorrhoid removal. Don't know if he wants to do proctology or do it as a hobby. --Trek
     
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    Is this actually the term for this specialty? Wouldn't it fall into the realm of GI guys or colorectal surgeons?
     
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    They're called colorectal surgeons now and I actually did a 2 week clerskhip with these guys. While not the most glamorous of professions, they do very well and serve a very important role.
     
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    GI bleeds can be very fatal, and it is common. Think of anyone who is an alcoholic, a lot of them get GI bleeds. Getting a colonoscopy isn't too fun though. I have the pictures to prove it!

    Anyone see the Seinfeld episode when Kramer gets the license place "ASSMAN" ? That was hilarious.
     
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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by oldman:
    Anyone see the Seinfeld episode when Kramer gets the license place "ASSMAN" ? That was hilarious.[/QB]</font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Hilarious isn't the word
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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by eagerbeaverkelli:
    <strong> </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by oldman:
    Anyone see the Seinfeld episode when Kramer gets the license place "ASSMAN" ? That was hilarious.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Hilarious isn't the word
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    I Love that episode ![/QB]</font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">
     
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    Commonly a much-maligned speciality, Colorectal Surgery actually has its advantages.

    Chief among them are lifestyle - almost all of the surgeries are planned, elective cases; the patients tend to do well (ie, not many SICU cases) and don't stay in house much longer than 5-7 days (barring complications of course). There will always be some emergency cases, but CRS, while distasteful for many reasons, does attract for the above (and certainly other) reasons.
     
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    colorectal surgery is actually a goal i have in school--and, as my dad says-- you are the "butt" of many good jokes-- but you laugh all the way to bank!!
    Plus, proctologists, as a whole, tend to have a really good sense of humor
     
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  10. i have a deep interest in that field. a very deep, deep interest <img border="0" alt="[Wowie]" title="" src="graemlins/wowie.gif" />

    PS. favorite proctologist joke: Wanna smell my finger?
     
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    my favorite joke-- my dad's at the bank and pulls out a rectal thermometer and says to the teller-- hey! some bum stole my pen!!!
     
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