Planmeca integrates software with intraoral scanners
January 12, 2018 -- Finnish dental imaging technology developer Planmeca has announced its intraoral scanners now function alongside postscanning processing software from Orchestrate Orthodontic Technologies.
3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy
January 11, 2018 -- Researchers from the Netherlands have developed a 3D-printed robot-guided device capable of facilitating MR-guided breast biopsy and improving the accuracy of breast cancer diagnosis. Biopsies can even be performed inside the MRI scanner.  Discuss
Spanish scoop top prize for cleft lip and palate work
January 9, 2018 -- Researchers from Spain have collected a prestigious international award for their evaluation of patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate for treatment planning and follow-up from birth to adulthood. Now they're working on how 3D-printed models can further enhance care.  Discuss
Case of 3D-printed hip in Germany makes headlines
December 19, 2017 -- Surgeons at the Helios Clinic in Hildesheim, Germany, used 3D printing to perform corrective surgery on a woman with hip dysplasia, inserting a 3D-printed hip implant that enabled the woman to walk without pain.
Median debuts image analysis software for research groups
December 15, 2017 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has released new software for the analysis and management of medical images in clinical trials conducted by clinical research organizations.
Has the worm turned? Nano-CT can find out
December 13, 2017 -- A multidisciplinary team from the Technical University of Munich has successfully tested a nano-CT device on a velvet worm and created 3D x-ray images at resolutions of up to 100 nanometers. The scanner promises much for virtual histological applications.  Discuss
3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification
December 6, 2017 -- Low-cost, 3D-printed kidney phantoms provide shape-specific details that improve the quantification of SPECT/CT scans, according to a study from Würzburg, Germany, published online in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.  Discuss
3D printing assists implantation of hearing device
December 4, 2017 -- The surgical insertion of bone conduction implants is a complex procedure demanding extensive preoperative planning to get the positioning right. Simulation using 3D-printed skull bones may help optimize the process, according to a new study in Acta Otorhinolaryngolica Italian.  Discuss
Qmetrics provides Olea with segmentation technology
December 1, 2017 -- Qmetrics Technologies has signed an agreement to provide its cartilage segmentation technology to French image analysis software developer Olea Medical.
3D modeling progresses in structural heart disease
November 17, 2017 -- A 3D image reconstruction technique can combine functional and anatomical heart data, enabling practical descriptions of scarred tissue from cardiac anomalies revealed by electrocardiography, according to research presented at the recent European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology in Milan.  Discuss
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