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.

augmented reality, virtual reality, medical imaging, surgery, Novarad, operating room

An example of augmented reality displays by Novarad at HIMSS 2017. The system uses a visor to project co-registered 3-D datasets on a real patient in an operating room to aid procedural navigation. 

Blog | Information Technology | April 10, 2017

While attending this year’s Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, ITN...

ContextVision, 3-D ultrasound, SkeletalView, patent, fetal skeleton viewing, RSNA 2017
News | Advanced Visualization | March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 — ContextVision recently received a patent approval on a new skeletal visualization technology for 3-...

Echopixel, True 3D Viewer, interactive virtual reality, pediatric surgery, increased clinical adoption
News | Advanced Visualization | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — EchoPixel recently announced progress in the clinical adoption of its True 3D...

Stratasys, 3DHEART trial, open enrollment, 3-D printed pediatric heart models
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — Stratasys Ltd. announced last week enrollment is now open for 3DHEART, an investigator-initiated...

Videos | HIMSS | March 10, 2017

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technology that was displayed on the expo...

VOSTARS, augmented reality surgical visor, Euopean project

Image courtesy of Photonics21

News | Advanced Visualization | March 06, 2017

March 6, 2017 — Employing new photonics technology, European scientists are developing a new...

augmented reality, virtual reality, medical imaging, surgery, Novarad, operating room

A view through a HoloLens augmented reality visor showing an overlaid brain image co-registered with a live patient on a table at HIMSS 2017.

Blog | HIMSS | March 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Information technology (IT) is among the least sexy areas to cover in medical technology advances, and is often...

EchoPixel, True 3-D Print Support, 3-D printing, True 3-D Viewer, HIMSS 2017, RSNA 2017
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 — EchoPixel recently announced True 3-D print support functionality, a new set of software tools...

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CHLA, Frank Ing, 3-D printed model, pulmonary artery

Pediatric interventional cardiologist Frank Ing, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiology and co-director of the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 — When Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologists found evidence that a portion of Nate Yamane’...

augmented reality, virtual reality, medical imaging, surgery, operating room

A 2-D view of what operators see when viewing actual 3-D medical images in the HoloLens augmented reality system using TeraRecon's new software.

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 — TeraRecon debuted its new high-performance, cloud-based augmented reality solution, the HoloPack...

Vital Images, Vitrea VNA connect deployment, Olea Pulse, Modular Enterprise Imaging, HIMSS17, HIMSS 2017
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Vital Images Inc. will feature its Vitrea Modular Enterprise Imaging interoperability solutions...

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 06, 2017

February 6, 2017 — At the Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 20th Annual Scientific Sessions, GE...

Arterys, Cardiac MRI, cardiac MRI advances

An example of the Arterys blood flow imaging assessment software that can help automate cardiac MRI. 

Feature | RSNA 2016 | January 30, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Each year imaging system manufacturers use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting at the end of...

Materialise, AnatomyPrint, 3-D printing service, RSNA 2016, RSNA 2017, Carestream
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017 — Materialise NV has launched AnatomyPrint, an easy-to-use service for medical professionals that...

MD Buyline, James Laskaris, five medical technology innovations, very near future

The MARIA microwave radar breast-imaging system from Micrima Ltd. received European regulatory approval in 2015 and is currently involved in several clinical trials throughout the U.K.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 — James Laskaris, emerging technology analyst at MD Buyline, recently offered his perspective on...

Philips, augmented-reality surgical navigation technology, spine surgery
Technology | Advanced Visualization | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — Philips announced the development of what it calls an industry-first augmented-reality...

Technology | Advanced Visualization | January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 — Fovia Inc. recently introduced the addition of XStream HDVR Web App Builder to its software...

Arterys, Cardio DL cloud application, automated ventricle segmentation, MRI, FDA clearance
Technology | Advanced Visualization | January 09, 2017

January 9, 2017 — Arterys has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...

Mirada Medical, RSNA 2016, XD:PACS, molecular imaging, nuclear imaging
Technology | PACS | January 06, 2017

January 6, 2017 — Mirada Medical showcased its latest ...

SPECT-CT, 3-D printing, University of Wurzburg, Germany, Johannes Tran-Gia, dosimetry calibration

SPECT/CT reconstructions and VOIs used for determination of calibration factors for the adult kidney filled with Lu-177 (A) and the corresponding sphere filled with I-131 (B). Credit: University of Würzburg

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 06, 2017

January 6, 2017 — In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality...