iCAD highlights study results of DBT software October 15, 2018 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) developer iCAD is touting the results of a new study using its digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) cancer detection software. The study demonstrated significant positive results for clinical performance and workflow efficiency.
EOS to highlight stereoView at JFR 2018 October 12, 2018 -- Orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging plans to showcase its 2D/3D data sharing software package, stereoView, at the Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR 2018) meeting, which takes place in Paris from 12 to 15 October.
Dutch report success with augmented reality of brain October 9, 2018 -- Dutch researchers have used augmented reality to help pinpoint brain tumors before surgically removing them. They found the technique was nearly as accurate as standard neuronavigation, and it has helped improve understanding of the anatomy and efficiency during a procedure. Discuss
China takes the helm in augmented reality market October 9, 2018 -- Chinese investments into computer vision and augmented reality technologies -- including for medical imaging applications -- have dramatically surpassed those of Europe and the U.S. in recent months, according to a new report from business consultants Digi-Capital. Discuss
Augmented reality, 3D imaging assist prostate surgery October 9, 2018 -- Researchers from Italy have used augmented reality and 3D virtual models based on MRI scans to facilitate robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer, according to an article recently published online in the British Journal of Urology International.
3D printing comes to the rescue for exotic bird October 8, 2018 -- A 22-year-old great pied hornbill called Jary (which means "a warrior with a helmet" in ancient Norse) received a 3D-printed prosthetic bill to replace the top part of its beak, which was destroyed by cancer, according to a report by BBC News.
Dutch develop novel 3D method to track central airways October 5, 2018 -- A group from Amsterdam has examined conebeam CT projections of a 3D-printed thorax phantom and used prototype software for template generation, template matching, and triangulation to determine bronchus motion. They think markerless 3D monitoring can help in radiotherapy. Discuss
Augmented reality guides screw placement in spinal surgery October 1, 2018 -- Researchers from Sweden have used augmented reality navigation technology to overlay 3D conebeam CT scans onto a real-time video of patients undergoing spinal surgery, according to a recent article in Spine. The technique improved the accuracy of implanting pedicle screws in these patients. Discuss