Deep learning advances in 3D quantification of body composition November 11, 2019 -- Accurate fully automatic segmentation of subcutaneous fat, visceral fat, and psoas muscle from abdominal CT is feasible without human input. That's the main finding of new artificial intelligence research conducted at the Utrecht University Medical Center in the Netherlands. Discuss
HSS to evaluate 3D with DR for scoliosis November 11, 2019 -- Researchers from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have begun enrolling patients in a study designed to investigate the combination of 3D imaging with digital radiography (DR) technology to produce 3D maps of the spine in people with scoliosis.
Stereotaxis, Catheter Precision treat heart arrhythmias November 11, 2019 -- Cardiac arrhythmia patients have been successfully treated for the first time with Catheter Precision's Vivo arrhythmia localization system and Stereotaxis' robotic magnetic navigation technologies.
Italians use 3D printing to enhance safety in upper GI surgery November 8, 2019 -- A group of Italian researchers developed 3D-printed models of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract to provide important benefits to the surgical management of a patient with a compressed esophagus. The team has shared its clinical experiences in an online article posted by BMC Surgery. Discuss
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