Austrian team creates 3D-printed placental barrier August 15, 2018 -- Researchers from Austria have created an artificial placental barrier using a high-resolution 3D-printing technique, according to an article published online in the International Journal of Bioprinting.
3D printing facilitates complex spinal surgery August 14, 2018 -- Dutch researchers have developed a workflow involving 3D virtual and 3D-printed models that may change how complex spinal surgeries are managed. Using this new technique, surgeons were able to repair a 12-year-old girl's severe and debilitating spinal deformity. Discuss
Micro-CT enhances resolution of 3D-printed models August 13, 2018 -- Offering more than 100 times the image resolution of MRI and CT, micro-CT may serve as an alternative to standard imaging modalities in the production of 3D-printed models -- especially for tiny, complex structures, according to research from London's leading pediatric center. Discuss
Change beckons in advanced visualization market August 9, 2018 -- The market for advanced visualization in medical imaging is shifting away from the traditional workstation and toward software that is capable of integrating with a wide range of tools and interfaces, according to a new report by Signify Research.
Augmented reality device aids interventional oncology July 31, 2018 -- An Italian-led research team has developed a technique that can use augmented reality instead of conventional intraprocedural imaging to guide needle insertion for interventional procedures, according to research published online on 31 July in European Radiology Experimental. Discuss
3D cardiac model enhances heart valve surgery July 13, 2018 -- Researchers from Germany have developed software that uses ultrasound, MRI, or CT scans of the heart to produce virtual 3D models depicting different stages of heartbeat, according to a presentation at the recent Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 2018 international congress in Berlin. Discuss