U.K. firm explores surgery in augmented reality May 12, 2017 -- A U.K. firm has developed a system that uses Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality (AR) headset as part of an "augmented surgical system" that it believes could be used to aid surgeons during minimally invasive procedures by giving them a 3D interactive perspective of the inside of a patient.
Why all the fuss about artificial intelligence? May 10, 2017 -- There's been a lot of talk recently about artificial intelligence in radiology. The question on everybody's mind is: "Will artificial intelligence replace radiologists?" Imaging informatics columnist Dr. Neelam Dugar is convinced it will add value by making radiologists smarter and better diagnosticians.
CAD, 3D rendering give boost to surgical planning May 8, 2017 -- Virtual simulations of interventional and surgical procedures using open-source computer-aided detection (CAD) software is improving the accuracy of preoperative planning in corrective jaw surgery, German researchers have found.
Mirada signs with cancer care centers May 8, 2017 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical said cancer treatment firm GenesisCare has chosen its software for implementation across its network of 32 cancer centers in the U.K. and Spain.
Brainlab ships planning software package May 4, 2017 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has begun installing its latest stereotactic radiosurgery planning software, Brainlab Elements, across its client base around the world.
Brainlab appoints new COO May 3, 2017 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has named Jan Merker as its chief operating officer (COO).
Philips highlights 3D echo analysis study May 1, 2017 -- Royal Philips is highlighting results from a global study indicating that automated 3D analysis of echocardiography images of the left heart chambers is an accurate alternative to conventional manual analysis.
Swedish deep-learning consortium wins grant April 12, 2017 -- A Swedish deep-learning consortium of academic institutions and vendors has won a support grant worth 500,000 Swedish kroner (52,000 euros) from a Swedish government-funded innovation agency.