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Remember, at a conference for a specific area of medicine, your listeners may know as much or even more than you, so occasionally acknowledge that parts of what you are saying may include information already known to them.
 
Here are some examples:
 
Autologous osteochondral transplantation is a useful method for repairing the articular cartilage lesion.
As you probably know, autologous osteochondral transplantation is a useful method for repairing the articular cartilage lesion.
 
The FPB method and the Preston method are typical methods of comparing the motor latencies of the median and ulnar nerves.
Many of you may be familiar with the FPB method and the Preston method for comparing the motor latencies of the median and ulnar nerves.
 
However challenges remain. While esophageal MR fluoroscopy can depict the esophageal swallowing pathway, the depiction of mucosal abnormality with MR is inferior to contrast radiography.
You can probably see that there are still some unanswered questions. We can use esophageal...
 
You can see examples of this kind of language in the "signpost expressions" document that welooked at already. You may also notice that some of the language is simplified and in shorter sentences. We'll look at this next.
 
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