3D printing assists implantation of hearing device December 4, 2017 -- The surgical insertion of bone conduction implants is a complex procedure demanding extensive preoperative planning to get the positioning right. Simulation using 3D-printed skull bones may help optimize the process, according to a new study in Acta Otorhinolaryngolica Italian. Discuss
3D modeling progresses in structural heart disease November 17, 2017 -- A 3D image reconstruction technique can combine functional and anatomical heart data, enabling practical descriptions of scarred tissue from cardiac anomalies revealed by electrocardiography, according to research presented at the recent European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology in Milan. Discuss
German start-up wins grant for deep-learning project November 14, 2017 -- Munich-based start-up company Smart Reporting has received a multimillion euro grant from the Eurostars funding program to support development of its ImageReport image analysis and reporting software package.
Philips promotes Azurion research November 14, 2017 -- Philips Healthcare said researchers at a Dutch hospital found its Azurion image-guided therapy platform yielded significant clinical workflow benefits over the course of a two-year independent study.
3D printing assists spinal surgery of French 6-year-old November 1, 2017 -- Surgeons in France used a 3D-printed model of the spine to simulate and hone a new robot-guided procedure on a 6-year-old boy with severe scoliosis. The young patient had such a severe combination of progressive scoliosis and spinal muscular atrophy that he was unable even to sit down. Discuss
Median unveils new lesion management software for CT November 1, 2017 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has released MediScan, a software portfolio designed to provide automated detection, quantification, and monitoring of cancerous or suspicious lesions diagnosed on CT scans.
Pyrexar brings image-guided therapy system to Germany November 1, 2017 -- Hyperthermia treatment technology developer Pyrexar Medical has implemented its BSD-2000 3D/MR image-guided hyperthermia cancer treatment system at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany.
Extending ultrasound to combat cancer October 30, 2017 -- Using a combination of microbubbles, advanced image acquisition techniques, and signal processing, researchers at Imperial College London are extending ultrasound into cancer diagnosis and treatment. The project involves collaboration among an engineer, a biologist, a chemist, and a radiologist. Discuss