Saudi Arabia announces 3D printing initiative September 17, 2019 -- The Saudi Arabian government is relying on 3D printing technology to create new jobs, hospitals, and homes throughout the country, according to a recent article from Saudi Arabian newspaper Arab News.
Novel contrast-free MRI technique measures heart strain August 30, 2019 -- A team of investigators from the U.K. has used 3D MRI to work out a patient's cardiac muscle strain. They have described how their method can boost the accuracy of quantifying cardiac health without the need for gadolinium contrast in an article published online on 28 August by Scientific Reports. Discuss
Augmented reality can help guide aneurysm repair August 29, 2019 -- Visualizing patient anatomy in 3D through augmented reality (AR) technology can overcome key limitations of image-guided surgery, according to researchers from Poland. They shared their initial experiences of using AR to facilitate aortic aneurysm repair in a recent article in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy. Discuss
3D models show osteoarthritis risk after knee surgery August 27, 2019 -- A Scandinavian-led research group has developed a virtual 3D modeling technique that may provide a pathway to patient-specific clinical evaluation of osteoarthritis risks in those with anterior cruciate ligament tears and indicate optimal rehabilitation protocols. Discuss
Spanish find key to success in liver transplant cases August 26, 2019 -- Early detection of vascular complications of liver transplantation is vital to establish effective treatment, and this can determine the outcome of transplantation, patient mortality, and morbidity, according to an experienced group of gastrointestinal and abdominal imaging specialists from Valencia, Spain. Discuss
Swiss make clinical use of cinematic rendering August 23, 2019 -- The highly detailed, photorealistic appearance of cinematic rendering reconstructions makes it ideal for teaching, according to a team of researchers from Zurich. They have used cinematic rendering to create images of head CT and conebeam CT scans, and have integrated them into the evaluation of maxillofacial anatomy and pathology. Discuss
Radiology business intelligence takes root in Europe August 21, 2019 -- Which factors are influencing the adoption of new business intelligence tools that aim to provide more focused analytics to help improve performance and profitability? Industry expert Ulrik Kristensen, PhD, addresses this key question in the next phase of digitalizing medical imaging. Discuss