Stereotaxis, Galgo successfully treat cardiac arrhythmias November 4, 2019 -- Cardiac arrhythmia patients have been successfully treated for the first time with Galgo Medical's advanced preoperative substrate mapping and image-guided surgical firm Stereotaxis' robotic magnetic navigation technologies.
How is 3D printing transforming cardiac care? October 29, 2019 -- The potential benefits of 3D printing and its application in cardiovascular medicine are emerging fast, according to an international group of researchers. They have highlighted examples in four core areas in an article published online on 21 October by Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Discuss
At the sharp end: Knife injuries are everyone's problem October 7, 2019 -- Knife crime is now so prevalent that every healthcare professional has a responsibility to become more familiar with the resulting injuries and how to treat them, according to expert speakers at a special meeting held in Birmingham, U.K., last month. Discuss
VR, 3D printing aid acetabular fracture classification October 3, 2019 -- Virtual reality (VR) and 3D-printed models have demonstrated a potential to improve physicians' ability to classify acetabular fractures for surgery. Dutch researchers explored which of the two techniques was more effective to that end in a new study, published online in the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology. Discuss
3D printing can bolster cardiac management October 1, 2019 -- Patient-specific 3D-printed heart models based on cardiac MRI and CT scans are dimensionally accurate and also offer clinical value in the management of congenital heart disease, according to a new analysis published online by the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Discuss
3D-printed models can help optimize steroid injections October 1, 2019 -- 3D-printed models based on head CT scans may help identify optimal head positioning for intratympanic steroid injections, according to an article published online on 24 September in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.