Global team outlines how 3D x-ray can boost imaging November 30, 2018 -- Two new approaches to creating 3D images using x-rays could improve screening for diseases and the study of very fast processes, as well as enable analysis of material properties and provide structural information of opaque objects with unprecedented detail, an international research team has discovered. Discuss
Spanish apply 3D printing to pediatric tumor surgery November 15, 2018 -- Using 3D-printed models to plan and guide surgery for pediatric tumors enabled researchers from Spain to improve their understanding of complex anatomy and predict possible complications, according to a recent article published online in the European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports. Discuss
Singapore, U.K., promote 3D printing for medical education November 13, 2018 -- Clinicians at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in collaboration with Imperial College London in the U.K., have created 3D-printed anatomical models based on medical images to support medical education, according to a report from News Medical.
Dutch use heart valve tracking to boost viability of 4D MRI November 5, 2018 -- An automated heart valve-tracking algorithm halved the amount of time and variability involved in blood-flow quantification with 4D MRI, Dutch researchers stated in an article published online on 30 October. The improved efficiency may help convince clinicians that cardiac 4D MRI is useful for assessing valvular heart disease. Discuss
Advanced visualization market set to grow by 11% a year November 5, 2018 -- The global advanced visualization market, valued at 1.55 billion euros in 2016, is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.8% and hit 3.89 billion euros by 2025, according to a report by market research firm Verified Market Research.
EOS progresses in Spain and Portugal October 31, 2018 -- Orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging has delivered its first two EOS systems in Spain and is planning its first installation in Portugal.
Apple gets patent for new 3D printing technique October 29, 2018 -- Technology company Apple has received approval for a U.S. patent, No. 10,105,905, covering the 3D printing of models using a method that approximates the original shape of objects as a collection of small triangles.