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.
CAD with low-dose CT shows promise in lung
November 7, 2016 -- New Swiss research shows that adding computer-aided detection (CAD) in ultralow-dose CT significantly improves sensitivity for detecting solid pulmonary nodules. This may be a crucial step in the early detection of lung cancer and lead to better patient outcomes.
EuroEcho 2016 to discuss holograms, 3D printing
November 7, 2016 -- EuroEcho-Imaging 2016 will bring together international experts to discuss the use of holograms and 3D printing to guide interventions during the annual conference, held 7 to 10 December in Leipzig, Germany.
Siemens unveils angiography unit in Germany
October 26, 2016 -- Siemens Healthineers is introducing its new robot-supported Artis pheno angiography system at this week's German Congress for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery.
3D/4D ultrasound matures as it shows clinical value
October 20, 2016 -- Initially a technology used only by early adopters, 3D/4D ultrasound has indeed come of age, buoyed by mounting evidence of its diagnostic utility in a variety of clinical applications. Today, 3D/4D ultrasound is increasingly being used by healthcare institutions around the world.
Carestream features systems at JFR 2016
October 11, 2016 -- Carestream Health is promoting its latest technology at the Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR), which takes place in Paris from 14 to 17 October.
Head CT algorithm a step toward faster stroke care
October 7, 2016 -- Using automated software to interpret head CT scans could someday slash the time emergency doctors need to start clot-busting treatments in cases of suspected ischemic stroke, according to Dutch researchers.
Mirada signs Institut Curie for radiotherapy software
October 7, 2016 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical has installed its radiotherapy software at Institut Curie in Paris.
New survey asks about cloud-based computing
October 7, 2016 -- How useful would radiology professionals find a cloud-based computing service for image-based tumor characterization? A new survey by an editorial board member of AuntMinnieEurope.com aims to find out.
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