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.

Technology | Advanced Visualization | March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016 — Olea Medical announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of Olea Sphere 3.0 medical...
ContextVision, ECR 2016, European Congress of Radiology, advanced visualization
News | Advanced Visualization | March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016 — ContextVision exhibited its range of 2-D/3-D/4-D image enhancement software at the European Congress...
Videos | PACS | March 11, 2016
Examples of technologies on the market and a discussion of what to look for in PACS and CVIS workflow efficiencies with...
The Unsettling Evolution of Advanced Visualization

Browser-based enterprise viewing promises to bridge the gap between EMR and PACS. (Image courtesy of TeraRecon)

Blog | Advanced Visualization | March 09, 2016
“You keep same-in’ when you ought to be a changin’ … One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you.” — “...
EOS imaging, spineEOS, spine surgery treatment planning, AAOS, CE Mark
News | Orthopedic Imaging | March 08, 2016
March 8, 2016 — EOS imaging announced that it has received CE Mark for spineEOS, its online 3-D planning software for...
Planmeca ProModel, 3-D printing, first Nordic facial tissue transplant procedure

Image courtesy of Planmeca

News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 04, 2016
March 4, 2016 — The first facial tissue transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed...
Materialise, Mimics Care Suite, 3-D printing in hospitals
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 03, 2016
March 3, 2016 — Materialise NV announced the launch of the Materialise Mimics Care Suite, a full suite of software and...
Stratasys Ltd., 3-D printing, HIMSS 2016

Neurosurgeons training on anatomically accurate Stratasys 3-D-printed models that incorporate soft and hard tissue. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 01, 2016
March 1, 2016 — Stratasys Ltd., the 3-D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, will be featured at the...
EOS imaging, Spinologics, biomechanical simulation software, spine surgery
News | Procedure Navigation Systems | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — EOS Imaging announced a new partnership with Montreal-based Spinologics to develop a biomechanical...
SyMRI, MD Anderson Cancer Center, brain tumor characterization
News | Neuro Imaging | January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016 — SyntheticMR and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a research agreement...
University of Southampton, HR-pQCT, type 2 diabetes, bone fracture risk

Three dimensional structure of a human tibia obtained by high-resolution-peripheral quantitative computer tomography (HR-pQCT) scanning and showing compact bone (periphery) and trabecular bone (center). (Credit NASA and Bone Imaging Laboratory, University of Calgary, Canada)

News | Advanced Visualization | January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016 — A University of Southampton study using high-resolution imaging to create a “virtual bone biopsy”...
Kaiba Gionfriddo, Materialise, TRS, University of Michigan, partnerships, 3D-printed tracheal splints

Kaibba Gionfriddo, one of the children suffering from TBM who was treated with a 3D-printed tracheal splint at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 05, 2016
January 5, 2016 — In December, Materialise announced a partnership with Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRS) to...
Data Science Bowl, second annual, algorithm, heart disease diagnosis
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | January 04, 2016
January 4, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton  and Kaggle announced that the second annual Data Science Bowl will call on the...
spectral CT

Tyler Curtis, a graduate student, captures images from the spectral CT Graduate student Tyler Curtis captures images from the spectral CT.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 30, 2015
Taken by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895, the first X-ray produced was of his wife’s hand. Roentgen received the first Nobel...
recurrent stroke risk, low blood flow, vertebrobasilar region, NOVA, UIC

Image from MRI scan using NOVA technology helps researchers visualize blood flow in the brain.

News | Advanced Visualization | December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015 — Patients who have had a stroke in the back of the brain are at greater risk of having another...
Siemens, TwinBeam Dual Energy CT, Somatom Definition, RSNA 2015
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare’s approach to delivering dose-neutral dual energy images obtained on Somatom...
Precision Image Analysis, PIA, cardiac MRI post-processing, Core Lab, RSNA 2015
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | December 15, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Precision Image Analysis Inc. (PIA) announced a dramatic expansion of its capabilities as a...
Materialise, Mimics Innovation Suite, U.S. expansion, 3-D printing

Ariana Smith, a 17-year-old Taylor, Mich., teen, became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, a part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and the first in Michigan, to benefit from a revolutionary 3-D printed heart model, produced by Materialise that helped heart specialists in selecting the right tools for her treatment.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Citing increased use of its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite in hospitals and other clinical...
An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Angiography | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan, guide...
Stratasys and Vital Images Partner on 3-D Printing

An example of a 3-D printed aortic valve with calcified areas highlighted in blue that Vital exhibited as the types of on-demand 3-D printing that can be done with its new service.

Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Vital Images Inc. announced a partnership with Stratasys Ltd., a 3-D printing and additive...