Cinematic rendering aids diagnosis in aortic complication
January 26, 2018 -- Cinematic rendering is capable of enhancing the visualization of CT scans. But does it provide diagnostic value beyond standard imaging techniques? The answer was yes for the interpretation of a complex aortic scenario detailed in a new study published in Emergency Radiology.  Discuss
3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy
January 10, 2018 -- Researchers from the Netherlands have developed a 3D-printed robot-guided device capable of facilitating MR-guided breast biopsy and improving the accuracy of breast cancer diagnosis. Biopsies can even be performed inside the MRI scanner.  Discuss
3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties
December 28, 2017 -- Researchers from Minnesota have used a 3D printer to generate patient-specific prostate models that offer the dimensions and physical properties of a real prostate while also mimicking its tactile sensation and pliability, according to an article published online December 6 in Advanced Materials Technologies.  Discuss
3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation
December 27, 2017 -- With the availability of a 3D printing material that's detectable on both CT and MRI, radiologists can simulate and practice complex image-guided cryoablation of head, neck, and spinal tumors using 3D-printed models, according to research presented at RSNA 2017.  Discuss
How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models
December 14, 2017 -- 3D printing multicolor models of organs, vessels, and bones can be much more affordable than it has been with traditional methods by using a new technique presented at the recent RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
FDA issues new draft guidance for medical software, CDS
December 11, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new draft guidance documents for medical software and clinical decision-support (CDS) software in response to regulatory changes mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act.  Discuss