French use augmented reality to boost dose awareness April 4, 2018 -- Prizewinning French researchers are reporting success with their own system that provides real-time visual feedback about radiation exposure and the 3D propagation of scattered radiation using augmented reality. The system can increase dose awareness and reduce overexposure risks. Discuss
Brainlab, Varian team up on product integrations April 3, 2018 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has signed a deal with Varian Medical Systems to enable interoperability between its ExacTrac software and several Varian radiation oncology systems.
Advantis wins CE Mark for neuroimaging software March 20, 2018 -- Image processing software developer Advantis Medical Imaging has received the CE Mark for Brainance MD, a cloud-based software platform for advanced visualization and postprocessing of brain MRI exams.
3D printing can identify device size for LAA occlusion March 13, 2018 -- Determining the best occluder device size necessary to properly seal the left atrial appendage (LAA) before implanting the device may be feasible with the assistance of 3D printing, according to two separate presentations at ECR 2018 in Vienna.
Hybrid 3D printing reduces chest tumor surgery times March 12, 2018 -- Researchers from Spain have created 3D-printed lung cancer models based on a combination of CT scans and MR images. They explained how to make these hybrid models and also described the advantages of using them to guide tumor removal in an ECR 2018 poster presentation that won a cum laude award. Discuss
Hospitals begin to tap vast potential of 3D printing March 8, 2018 -- Medical 3D printing services company 3D LifePrints is on the expansion trail. It creates surgical planning models for cardiac, orthopedic, and craniofacial cases, based predominantly on CT and MR images, and it is also focusing on 3D printing of medical device prototypes and surgical tools such as bespoke cutting guides. Discuss
HeartFlow partners with Imperial College London March 7, 2018 -- Cardiovascular software developer HeartFlow said it has undertaken a collaborative research initiative with Imperial College London involving deep learning and medical imaging.