GE will bring to RSNA its Innova 4100 flat panel digital detector that reportedly offers the industry’s largest field of view for vascular and interventional imaging, delivering 40 percent more area than conventional 15.5-inch round intensifiers. The system will reportedly provide a larger view of anatomy in a single run with a single contrast injection to reduce contrast and radiation dose without sacrificing image clarity.
GE Healthcare Improves Digital Imaging Displays
Philips and Microsoft have partnered to develop an augmented reality system to help imporve workflow and procedural navigation in the cath lab. Physicians wearing visors can view and interact with true 3-D holograms above the patient on the table and manipulate the image with voice and hand motion commands to avoid breaking the sterile field.