Polish groups prepare to unveil full-color 3D printer
September 11, 2019 -- Researchers from the Warsaw University of Technology have teamed up with Polish 3D printing startup OVE and printing technology company Memjet to develop a full-color extrusion 3D printer.
Novel contrast-free MRI technique measures heart strain
August 30, 2019 -- A team of investigators from the U.K. has used 3D MRI to work out a patient's cardiac muscle strain. They have described how their method can boost the accuracy of quantifying cardiac health without the need for gadolinium contrast in an article published online on 28 August by Scientific Reports.  Discuss
Augmented reality can help guide aneurysm repair
August 29, 2019 -- Visualizing patient anatomy in 3D through augmented reality (AR) technology can overcome key limitations of image-guided surgery, according to researchers from Poland. They shared their initial experiences of using AR to facilitate aortic aneurysm repair in a recent article in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy.  Discuss
3D models show osteoarthritis risk after knee surgery
August 27, 2019 -- A Scandinavian-led research group has developed a virtual 3D modeling technique that may provide a pathway to patient-specific clinical evaluation of osteoarthritis risks in those with anterior cruciate ligament tears and indicate optimal rehabilitation protocols.  Discuss
European startups leverage 3D printing for healthcare
August 27, 2019 -- Medical applications appear to dominate the 3D printing industry in Europe, particularly among startup companies, according to a 22 August article from EU-startups.com.
Haifa 3D provides kids with 3D-printed 'superhero' hands
August 27, 2019 -- Israeli 3D printing company Haifa 3D is providing patient-specific 3D-printed bionic limbs to individuals missing a hand or arm, according to a 25 August report from ISRAEL21c.
Spanish find key to success in liver transplant cases
August 26, 2019 -- Early detection of vascular complications of liver transplantation is vital to establish effective treatment, and this can determine the outcome of transplantation, patient mortality, and morbidity, according to an experienced group of gastrointestinal and abdominal imaging specialists from Valencia, Spain.  Discuss
Swiss make clinical use of cinematic rendering
August 23, 2019 -- The highly detailed, photorealistic appearance of cinematic rendering reconstructions makes it ideal for teaching, according to a team of researchers from Zurich. They have used cinematic rendering to create images of head CT and conebeam CT scans, and have integrated them into the evaluation of maxillofacial anatomy and pathology.  Discuss
Radiology business intelligence takes root in Europe
August 21, 2019 -- Which factors are influencing the adoption of new business intelligence tools that aim to provide more focused analytics to help improve performance and profitability? Industry expert Ulrik Kristensen, PhD, addresses this key question in the next phase of digitalizing medical imaging.  Discuss
Neurosurgery gets boost from 3D-printed head model
August 16, 2019 -- An Australian team has devised a 3D-printed head model that enables the realistic simulation of neurosurgical procedures. The technique is based on a combination of MRI and CT angiography scans, and it is described in an online report posted on 1 August by 3D Printing in Medicine.  Discuss
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