3D printing method uses angiograms to model brain vessels
February 19, 2018 -- Clinicians can use CT angiography (CTA) or digital subtraction angiography (DSA) scans to construct customized 3D-printed models of brain vessel abnormalities that replicate real-life cases, according to a study published in the British Journal of Neurosurgery.  Discuss
Is virtual reality in radiology becoming a reality?
February 14, 2018 -- Virtual reality is by no means a new technology, but recent developments have given it new life, enabling it to spread from gaming and consumer markets into industries such as manufacturing and healthcare. Will the healthcare move be hard? Ulrik Kristensen of Signify Research offers a perspective.  Discuss
Primal Pictures partners with Penny Medical
February 5, 2018 -- U.K. human anatomy software developer Primal Pictures partnered with Penny Medical to develop a touchscreen device featuring Primal's 3D human anatomy models.
3D printing recreates face of 9,000-year-old skull
February 1, 2018 -- An international team led by archaeologists from the University of Athens in Greece have reconstructed the face of a teenage girl from roughly 7,000 B.C. using CT scans of her skull and 3D printing technology.
Augmented reality headset bolsters reconstructive surgery
January 31, 2018 -- Using an augmented reality headset to view CT angiography images allowed researchers from the U.K. to improve the accuracy and speed of reconstructive surgery in the leg for a series of cases detailed in an article published online on 31 January in European Radiology Experimental.  Discuss
3D printing enters brave new world
January 31, 2018 -- The idea of printing human tissues and organs for implantation is not the stuff of science fiction anymore. It is a real prospect that will open new frontiers in medicine in less than a decade, delegates were told at this week's Arab Health congress in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Discuss
3D printing services start-up adds to funds
January 30, 2018 -- U.K. medical 3D printing services company 3D LifePrints has received 500,000 pounds in a series A funding round led by Fenwall Investments.
Bristol BRC to display 3D-printed heart art installation
January 30, 2018 -- The U.K.'s National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Center (BRC) will launch a multimedia art exhibit centered on 3D-printed heart models and medical soundscapes on 1 February.
Virtual reality headset improves 3D virtual colonoscopy
January 29, 2018 -- Researchers from the University of Sheffield in the U.K. have developed a technique that uses a virtual reality headset to view virtual colonoscopy studies in a 3D virtual environment.
3D printing gives boost to kidney transplantation
January 22, 2018 -- Surgeons in the U.K. collaborated with 3D printing firm axial3D to create a patient-specific 3D-printed kidney model for use in both the preparation and completion of a kidney transplantation at Belfast City Hospital.
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