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.
Virtual reality enables parents to meet baby before birth
January 18, 2017 -- A Finnish company has developed a virtual reality product to enable parents to meet their unborn child using 3D and 4D ultrasound. The developer thinks it could represent the future of fetal ultrasound and is speaking with a hospital and an ultrasound vendor to see what applications can be found.
Philips launches surgical navigation technology
January 12, 2017 -- Royal Philips, the parent company of Philips Healthcare, announced that it has launched an augmented-reality surgical navigation technology.
Deep learning boosts CT colonography outcomes
January 11, 2017 -- A new kind of electronic-cleansing algorithm can deliver reduced-prep CT colonography (CTC) to routine clinical practice, according to results from a multinational team of researchers. The group's technique for CTC outperformed two conventional methods, producing far fewer artifacts.
Medicrea files 510(k) for 3D-printed spinal implant
January 9, 2017 -- French implant developer Medicrea has filed a 510(k) submission for U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance of its 3D-printed titanium patient-specific spinal implant.
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