4 steps to high-quality 3D printing for radiology
December 16, 2016 -- 3D printing has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years with the advent of low-cost consumer-grade printers. And 3D printing's growth in healthcare is helping to boost radiology's reputation as an essential service and the first step in creating highly useful models for surgery, implantation, and education.
3D-printed kidney phantom advances SPECT/CT calibration
December 15, 2016 -- German researchers have developed a low-cost 3D printing technology that can be used to create patient-specific organ models of varying sizes and shapes, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Video from RSNA 2016: AI and radiology -- Separating hope from hype
December 2, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most hyped -- and most feared -- technologies to come along in radiology in years. Dr. Paul Chang from the University of Chicago separates AI's hope from hype in this video interview from RSNA 2016.
Prostate CAD boosts detection for most readers
December 1, 2016 -- CHICAGO - MRI-based computer-aided detection (CAD) can improve detection sensitivity for prostate cancer for most readers, while reducing reading time fourfold, according to a 29 November presentation at RSNA 2016.
Advanced visualization: Why so many viewers?
November 21, 2016 -- It's safe to expect artificial intelligence and big data will be front and center of RSNA 2016. Perhaps less expected will be the abundance of visualization software on display, Stephen Holloway writes in his latest column.
Hermes expands North America executive team
November 18, 2016 -- Swedish nuclear medicine software developer Hermes Medical Solutions said it is expanding its operations in North America, welcoming new leaders in the process.
Egyptian mummies, 50 baby crocs star in new exhibition
November 16, 2016 -- The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden plans to open its ground-breaking Egyptian galleries to the public on 18 November with a special exhibit featuring the power of 3D x-ray scanning and visualization.
Median appoints new executives
November 16, 2016 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has signed Jeanne Hecht as chief operating officer and Nicholas Campbell as chief commercial officer.
Manual image thresholding still better for 3D printing
November 8, 2016 -- Automated segmentation algorithms that prepare CT images for 3D printing haven't advanced to the point where they can outperform humans setting threshold levels manually, concluded new research from Amsterdam in the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.
Augmented reality C-arm remakes lower-limb surgery
November 8, 2016 -- Aligning the lower limbs for orthopedic surgery is a tough job now made easier with the use of an augmented realty C-Arm technique, said researchers from Munich, Germany, in the November edition of International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.
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