Advanced Visualization

Software used to manipulate or enhance CT and MRI datasets, including MPR, and 3-D (3D) image reconstruction, perfusion imaging, 3-D printing, and procedural planning and procedural navigation.

Vital, Vitrea Lung CT Analysis, Nuance PowerScribe 360, PenRad PenLung, RSNA 2016
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 13, 2016
September 13, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently announced the support of Nuance PowerScribe 360 Reporting and PenRad...
Osteoarthritis
News | Clinical Trials | August 05, 2016
A promising imaging technology that measures bone health at the microscopic level could help doctors detect...
brainlab, cranial radiosurgery, radiation therapy, AAPM

Next generation cranial radiosurgery software from Brainlab incorporates patient-specific arc trajectories with new algorithm. 

News | Procedure Navigation Systems | August 01, 2016
July 31, 2016 — Brainlab is showcasing innovations for the complete radiosurgery process, including arc trajectory...
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
An interview with Jonathan Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, chairman of the department of radiology, St. Paul’s Hospital,...
Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea advanced visualization software. This...
HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis. The...
DEFUSE-2 studym, MRI, brain bleeding risk, post-stroke treatment, NIH

This image combines pre- and post-treatment scans from the same patient. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of post-treatment bleeding corresponded to blood-brain barrier disruption (shown in green, yellow and red) prior to therapy. Image courtesy of Richard Leigh, NINDS.

News | Advanced Visualization | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — In a study of stroke patients, investigators confirmed through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain...
3-D printing, aortic valve model, aortic stenosis, Cleveland Clinic, ASE 2016

Image courtesy of Henry Ford Hospital.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016 – While 3-D printing has been around since the mid-1980s, there is accumulating evidence that this...
Artec 3D, Artec Studio 11, 3-D printing
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 02, 2016
June 2, 2016 — Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3-D hardware and software, announced the release...
News | Advanced Visualization | May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 — CorTechs Labs and Olea Medical announced a partnership agreement to offer NeuroQuant in Olea Sphere,...
Ampronix, simulated procedures, virtual reality, medical education
News | Simulators | May 25, 2016
May 24, 2016 — ​​​​​​​In a new report, Ampronix looks at the rapid expansion of simulated procedures into medical...
Johns Hopkins, 3-D printing, bone scaffold, additive manufacturing

A sample 3-D printed scaffold that matches the lower jaw of a female patient. Image courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 — To make a good framework for filling in missing bone, mix at least 30 percent pulverized natural bone...
3d printing, conjoined twins

A 3-D printed model of conjoined twins that was used to help guide surgeons to plan a separation procedure and help navigate the anatomy once in surgery. This case was late-breaking news highlighted at RSNA 2015.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | May 24, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (also...
HeartFlow, FFR-CT, ruptured coronary plaques, EMERALD study, EuroPCR 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — First-in-human data presented at EuroPCR 2016 demonstrate that hemodynamic data from HeartFlow Inc. may...
Technology | Advanced Visualization | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Mobius Medical Systems announced today they have received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Novarad has been working with a Provo, Utah, imaging center to create specialized processing software...
Technology | Advanced Visualization | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — VIDA Diagnostics Inc. announced the release of VIDA|vision, a suite of clinical software applications...
Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Advanced Visualization | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a non-invasive 3-D virtual heart...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 17, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
cardio-oncology, echo strain assessment, echoinsight, epsilon

Epsilon's EchoInsight software helps analyze cardiac function by evaluating wall motion strain. 

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat...