AR aids image-guided spinal procedures on live patients
December 20, 2018 -- Researchers from Washington, DC, have successfully used augmented reality (AR) technology to perform image-guided spinal procedures on patients with an accuracy matching that of traditional fluoroscopy, according to research presented at the RSNA 2018 meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Life-size 3D-printed 'human' primed for radiation therapy
December 18, 2018 -- Researchers from Louisiana have created a 3D-printed full-body phantom that clinicians can use to test radiation therapy protocols as a way to improve dosing for radiation therapy during cancer treatment.  Discuss
AR improves operative view for robotic thyroid surgery
December 13, 2018 -- Researchers from South Korea have developed a technique to enhance the safety of robotic thyroidectomy by overlaying augmented reality (AR) models, based on CT scans, directly onto patients during surgery, according to a study published in the December issue of Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research.  Discuss
AR, 3D printing make headway in patient education
November 30, 2018 -- CHICAGO - Researchers from New York have created hundreds of individually tailored kidney and prostate cancer models using 3D printing and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The 3D models have helped improve patients' understanding of their disease and treatment, according to a presentation at RSNA 2018.  Discuss
Virtual reality may help plan, guide glioma resection
November 27, 2018 -- CHICAGO - Virtual and augmented reality technologies offer an interactive, 3D visualization of brain cancer that can help improve preoperative planning and intraoperative guidance for brain tumor resection, according to a Tuesday presentation at RSNA 2018.  Discuss