3D-printed guides cut maxillofacial surgery time by 33%
September 7, 2018 -- Swiss researchers have created patient-specific 3D-printed surgical guides to enhance the visualization of craniomaxillofacial fractures. Planning facial reconstruction using these 3D-printed models led to significant reductions in operating time and costs.  Discuss
20 new golden rules of radiology
September 5, 2018 -- Always report in date order, introduce yourself, dress smartly, and don't criticize colleagues. These are four of the new rules of radiology developed by Dr. Paul McCoubrie. We present the third in his series of articles about the specialty's uber-truths.  Discuss
MeVis raises forecast for 2018 fiscal year
September 5, 2018 -- Medical imaging software developer MeVis Medical Solutions is raising its forecast for the 2018 fiscal year due to a positive business development.
3D-printed models enable blind parents to track baby's growth
September 4, 2018 -- Clinicians from Argentina have created 3D-printed models of a fetus' face based on ultrasound scans -- allowing blind parents to track the growth of their unborn child.
HeartFlow highlights research at ESC 2018
August 28, 2018 -- Cardiovascular software developer HeartFlow highlighted research presented at the 2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) conference that confirmed its HeartFlow FFRct Analysis enables physicians to effectively differentiate patients in need of coronary stenting or bypass surgery from those who can be managed with medications alone.
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
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