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.
Materialise improves integration with 3D Systems
May 8, 2017 -- 3D printing firms Materialise and 3D Systems have signed an agreement to improve the integration of technology between each firm's respective products.
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.
Royal Society of Medicine to host vessel planning course
April 20, 2017 -- The Royal Society of Medicine will host a vessel analysis planning course on 12 June in London.
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.
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