Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/12/25

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Subject: [Leica] Repair job... on ME
From: kcarney1 at (Ken Carney)
Date: Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:25:01 -0600
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I love to Google and do the self diagnosis and then discuss with the 
doc.  Sometimes I'll bring an abstract or two, but by now they know it 
is another failed attempt at humor.


On 12/25/2014 6:18 PM, Henning Wulff wrote:
> Before I had my knee replacement surgery, I got hold of an iPad app for 
> doctors from a company that makes artificial joints that details the 
> procedure step by step. I suggested to my surgeon that since we had been 
> discussing a partial anaesthesia I could keep up on the iPad and give him 
> some pointers when he strayed. After that a full anaesthetic was all that 
> was talked about, and what I was given. It seemed he didn't need any 
> pointers anyway, as the operations on both knees went very well.
> Henning
> On 2014-12-25, at 12:14 AM, Peter Klein <boulanger.croissant at> 
> wrote:
>> Thanks, Kyle.  I did have a momentary fantasy of photographing my
>> operation--I thought of that photo B.D. took of an extremely long needle
>> that was zeroing in on him.  But y'know, on second thought  I think I'll
>> just sleep through it.  :-)
>> --Peter
>> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Kyle Cassidy On The LUG <
>> leicaslacker at> wrote:
>>> Peter -- this presents some interesting challenges and possibly excuses 
>>> to
>>> buy new equipment!
>>> The obvious thought might be that a visoflex is needed to properly
>>> photograph your own surgery but I suspect closeups won't be terribly
>>> interesting. I think with an ultra wide -- perhaps the 21mm biogon -- a
>>> lightweight monopod and the self timer you could get some more 
>>> interesting
>>> shots from above that include both you and the medical team.
>>> (Be careful not to drop the camera if you swoon from the anesthesia.)
>>> The clincher I think will be finding or having made a leica M to
>>> laparoscopic fiber-optic mount for the action shots.
>>> Good luck with this photographic challenge!
>>> I wish you a painless procedure and a speedy recovery as well!!
>>> Kyle
>>> Sent from my iPhone plz excuse the typoss keyb0ard is reaLly small.
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> Henning Wulff
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