U.K. team launches 3D printing project for COVID-19 March 24, 2020 -- Researchers from the University of East Anglia are working with healthcare providers and 3D printing firms to create 3D-printed ventilator parts and other critical equipment required to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
3D printing enhances CT segmentation for brain disease March 18, 2020 -- Researchers from the U.K. and Sweden have created a realistic 3D-printed brain based on MR images. The model is ideal for refining brain CT segmentation workflows, which, in turn, may improve the evaluation of neurological disorders on CT. Discuss
Top 5 applications of AR in orthopedic surgery March 18, 2020 -- Researchers from Switzerland, Germany, and the U.S. have outlined the key applications of augmented reality (AR) in orthopedics and the technology's potential to save time, reduce risk, and enhance accuracy for image-guided procedures. Discuss
AR phone apps screen for atrial fibrillation March 17, 2020 -- Two smartphone applications that create 3D anatomical models using augmented reality (AR) technology can enable patients to better understand their heart condition and detect possible atrial fibrillation, U.K. investigators have found.
Italy leverages 3D printing to combat coronavirus March 16, 2020 -- 3D printing firm Isinnova used 3D printing technology to provide a hospital in Brescia, Italy, with vital medical supplies needed to treat 250 patients infected with the novel coronavirus disease, according to a 16 March article from the BBC.
3D 'digital twin' adds personal touch to heart health March 9, 2020 -- An international team of researchers is working on combining computational modeling and information from medical images to display patient data in the form of a personalized virtual 3D heart model the group is referring to as a "digital twin."
SymphonyAI buys out TeraRecon March 4, 2020 -- TeraRecon, the advanced visualization and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer founded by Japanese radiologists in 1997, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by SymphonyAI, a group of business-to-business AI companies. Discuss