Procedure Navigation Systems

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California Hospital Adds Machine-Vision Image Guided Surgery Platform to New Operating Suites
News | Advanced Visualization | April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019 — Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute at Hoag in Newport Beach, Calif., announced the addition of...

Medivis Launches SurgicalAR Augmented Reality Platform
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis officially unveiled SurgicalAR, its...

Medtronic Recalls Synergy Cranial Software and Stealth Station S7 Cranial Software
News | Procedure Navigation Systems | February 05, 2019

February 5, 2019 — Medtronic is recalling the Synergy Cranial Software and StealthStation S7 Cranial Software used...

Stryker's Advanced Guidance Technologies Partners With Synaptive Medical and Ziehm Imaging
News | Procedure Navigation Systems | November 20, 2018

November 20, 2018 — Stryker's Advanced Guidance Technologies business (formerly known as Stryker's Navigation...

Technology | Orthopedic Imaging | June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 – EOS imaging announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

California Outpatient Surgery Center Purchases First Globus ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Navigation Platform
News | Procedure Navigation Systems | January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 — On Jan. 8, 2018, Robotics Outpatient Center, Los Angeles (ROC-LA), became the first outpatient...

Netherlands Cancer Institute Exploring Molecular Imaging Technology for Prostate Cancer Surgery
News | Molecular Imaging | October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017 — The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) announced it has received funding from the Dutch Cancer...

Johns Hopkins Surgeons Perform First Real-Time Image Guided Spine Surgery

Nicholas Theodore, M.D., (center) and the Excelsius robot he designed for image-guided spine surgery. Image courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | Procedure Navigation Systems | October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 — Surgeons at The Johns Hopkins Hospital have for the first time used a real-time, image-guided...

Stanford Trial Demonstrates Accuracy of Accuro Image-Guided Epidural System
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 09, 2017

October 9, 2017 — A clinical trial conducted at Stanford University Medical Center...

ClaroNav Receives FDA 510(k) for NaviENT Surgical Navigation System
Technology | Procedure Navigation Systems | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — ClaroNav announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(K)...

Siemens Healthineers Receives FDA Clearance for TrueFusion Structural Heart Disease Feature
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared TrueFusion, a new cardiovascular...

News | Procedure Navigation Systems | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a safety communication alerting...

Image Diagnostics Inc., ilex55, mobile multimodality monitor system, procedure navigation, flat panel displays, RSNA 2017
Technology | Flat Panel Displays | April 06, 2017

April 6, 2017 — Image Diagnostics Inc. (IDI) recently introduced the ilex55 as the world’s first large field 4k...

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...

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...

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...

Lightpoint Medical, LightPath Imaging System, clinical study results, breast-conserving surgery, intraoperative molecular imaging, Journal of Nuclear Medicine
News | Molecular Imaging | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Lightpoint Medical announced in December positive clinical trial results for its...

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...