Karolinska implements Philips navigation system
February 15, 2017 -- Karolinska University Hospital has deployed Philips Healthcare's new augmented-reality surgical navigation system to perform image-guided spine surgery in the facility's hybrid operating room.
New CT algorithm reduces noise, dose
February 14, 2017 -- A reconstruction algorithm for CT fluoroscopy demonstrated a "significant" reduction in noise and effective dose compared with filtered back projection in a study by German researchers and published online by European Radiology. The algorithm also boosted readers' confidence.
Machine-learning analysis of heart motion predicts survival
February 8, 2017 -- A machine-learning survival model based on 3D cardiac motion predicts outcomes beyond conventional risk factors in patients with pulmonary hypertension, according to a new study from the U.K. and Singapore. Semiautomated analysis of the cine MR images could potentially be used to guide patient management.
Pixyl receives capital for software
February 8, 2017 -- Startup neurology and radiology software firm Pixyl has received an investment of 500,000 euros from ITTranslation Investment, Crédit Agricole, and Davycrest Nominees.
Machine learning in radiology targets efficiency
February 6, 2017 -- While artificial intelligence is unlikely to replace radiologists any time soon, a new breed of software applications based on machine learning is poised to take on many of their tedious, repetitive, and time-consuming tasks -- improving productivity and freeing up more time.
Parizel calls for more standardization of MRI protocols
February 1, 2017 -- DUBAI - The development of effective imaging biomarkers can spark a huge improvement in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients with multiple sclerosis, but much greater standardization is required, ECR 2017 President Dr. Paul Parizel, PhD, told delegates at the Arab Health congress.
3D printing takes center stage at Arab Health 2017
January 31, 2017 -- 3D medical printing technology is taking center stage at this week's Arab Health 2017, thanks to coordination between conference organizers and the Dubai Health Authority.
Spanish scientists create 3D-printed human skin
January 25, 2017 -- Researchers in Spain said they are using 3D-printing technology to create human skin, according to an article in Biofabrication.
Artificial intelligence, bioprinting dominate agenda in Essen
January 20, 2017 -- Will radiology become obsolete in the age of artificial intelligence? And what impact will bioprinting have on medical imaging? Dr. Michael Forsting from Essen, Germany, provides some answers in this interview.
OssDsign gets FDA clearance for facial reconstruction
January 20, 2017 -- Swedish cranial and facial reconstruction implant firm OssDsign said it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its flagship OssDsign Cranial product for reconstructing defects during cranioplasty via 3D-printed implants.
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