Augmented reality helps guide uterine tumor surgery
April 29, 2019 -- Researchers from France have used augmented reality technology to overlay 3D models based on MRI scans onto a real-time video of the uterus, helping clinical staff to locate tumors and determine the best approach for their surgical removal. The results were recently published online in the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.  Discuss
3D-bioprinted model mimics real human heart properties
April 22, 2019 -- Researchers from Israel have created a 3D-printed model that captures the immunological, biochemical, cellular, and anatomical properties of a real human heart, according to an article published online on 15 April in Advanced Science.  Discuss
German team employs AR for CT-guided spine surgery
April 15, 2019 -- A group from Germany used augmented reality (AR) technology to overlay CT scans onto patients with spinal lesions -- lowering the radiation dose required for CT-guided surgery while maintaining high navigational accuracy, according to an article published online on 5 April in the European Spine Journal.  Discuss
Israeli institute launches 3D printing center
April 12, 2019 -- The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa has launched a new center for 3D printing cells, tissues, and organs based on patients' CT scans, according to a report from the Times of Israel.
Imaging Biometrics completes Dutch order
April 11, 2019 -- Advanced visualization software developer Imaging Biometrics has completed the installation of its IB Neuro software at Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Mirada Medical adds to coffers
April 10, 2019 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical has received a new investment of 6 million pounds (7 million euros).
Irish VR firm delivers emergency aid to Kenya
April 2, 2019 -- Immersive VR Education, a virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality software company based in Ireland, has collaborated with Oxford University researchers in the U.K. to develop an emergency medical care simulation package using VR technology, according to an article from Irish Tech News.
ContextVision names next CEO
March 28, 2019 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision has announced that Fredrik Palm will become the company's CEO, effective April 1.
Spanish offer new approach to 3D brain visualization
March 21, 2019 -- Researchers from Spain have developed a technique that allows users to visualize and interact with head MRI and CT scans as 3D models using virtual and augmented reality. The technique relies on proprietary software applications specifically designed for examining radiology images.  Discuss
Swiss strive for best technique in cinematic reconstructions
March 21, 2019 -- Cinematic rendering tends to be very popular with orthopedic surgeons, but radiologists from Switzerland are finding out just how tricky and time-consuming it can be to arrive at the best way to perform these reconstructions.  Discuss
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