Cardiology

Automatic quantification of heart valves from ultrasound

Siemens has developed software, which uses advanced knowledge based data analytics to efficiently model heart valves from 3D Ultrasound images and quantify geometrical dimensions. Valve geometry features are critical for ...

Surgery

Device for guided surgery of deviations in long bones

CEU-UCH Cardenal Herrera University patented a device for surgeries to correct deviations in long bones. The research team used the 3D simulation of an affected bone to determine the mathematical formula that for designing ...

Medical research

Live adaptation of organ models in the OR

During minimally invasive operations, a surgeon has to trust the information displayed on the screen: A virtual 3D model of the respective organ shows where a tumor is located and where sensitive vessels can be found. Soft ...

Neuroscience

A glimpse into the 3D brain: How memories form

People who wish to know how memory works are forced to take a glimpse into the brain. They can now do so without bloodshed: RUB researchers have developed a new method for creating 3D models of memory-relevant brain structures. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Understanding your kidney tumor in 3D

Most patients rely on their doctors to decipher the black, white and gray images on their CT scans. But what if a patient could instead hold a 3D model made from the CT image in his hands? Suddenly, the picture becomes clearer.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer cells don't take 'drunken' walks through the body

Because of results seen in flat lab dishes, biologists have believed that cancers cells move through the body in a slow, aimless fashion, resembling an intoxicated person who cannot walk three steps in a straight line. This ...

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