Future Surgery Will Be “Intelligent”

Health Care Executives recently held a symposium on Intelligence in Surgery. They named three components; smart instrument systems, human understanding, and digital insights. Surgeons already have a lot of understanding about what they do, particularly in the O.R. My App LOBAK is an example combining human understanding with digital insight. It's a way of coding … Continue reading Future Surgery Will Be “Intelligent”


This is a rare kind of nerve disorder that can begin with numbness or weakness in the legs, or even one leg, and may have associated reflex losses. It could simulate nerve irritation from changes in the lower back, such as disc protrusion or spinal stenosis. I didn't include it in my list of other … Continue reading CIDP

Outcomes After Surgery for Herniated Lumbar Disc

Outcomes after micro-lumbar discectomy (MLD), done as described in this blog, were surveyed by questionnaire. Patient were asked to check one of four options for their present symptoms: Excellent - no pain and able to resume normal activities, Good - some pain but not requiring medication and most activities resumed without limitations, Fair - pain … Continue reading Outcomes After Surgery for Herniated Lumbar Disc