Les patients deviennent transparents à l’institut hospitalo-universitaire de chirurgie guidée par l’image

Dans cette série de deux articles, l’Express nous fait visiter le très impressionnant institut hospitalo-universitaire (IHU) de chirurgie guidée par l’image installé à l’hôpital de Strasbourg. Dans cette institution, toutes les dernières technologies immersives sont utilisées avec d’autres (robotique, intelligence artificielle, etc.) pour limiter au maximum les complication post opératoires. La technologie est ici mise au … Read more

Follow the light: projector-based augmented reality intracorporeal system for laparoscopic surgery

In this article you can discover a AR system use to assist surgeons in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy A projector-based augmented reality intracorporeal system (PARIS) is presented that includes a miniature tracked projector, tracked marker, and laparoscopic ultrasound (LUS) transducer. PARIS was developed to improve the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN). In particular, … Read more

Augmented reality guides orthopedic surgery

A group from Johns Hopkins University uses augmented reality visualization to help implantation of surgical nails in patients with femoral fractures. Results from first experience show that accuracy is similar to conventional method but procedure time is reduced by nearly 10% and x-ray acquisitions are reduced by 90%. The group from Johns Hopkins University used … Read more

Prise en charge des troubles autistiques à l’aide des technologies immersives

Dans le domaine de l’autisme, la réalité augmentée et la réalité virtuelle ont de nombreux usages. Elles peuvent à la fois permettre de créer des environnements “contrôlés” pour aider à canaliser les surcharges sensorielles et donner des outils pour mieux faire comprendre la vie d’une personne présentant des troubles autistiques. La vidéo suivante vous fait … Read more

How augmented reality and virtual reality devices are boosting medicine

In this article Tim Jennings (president of Custom Case Group) presents interesting cases where AR and VR are used to improve autonomy and self-monitoring for patients. AR apps, wearables and mobile devices have shown tremendous potential in patient self-monitoring, diagnosis and patient care. AR technology layers over the real world, providing digital visuals, sounds or other stimuli … Read more

How AR and Computer Mapping are Leading to Safer Medical Procedures

A very simple way to use smartphone AR to help doctors in information visualization ! At the University of Twente in the Netherlands, a research team is developing an economical smartphone technology based on the Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technology, along with augmented reality (AR). The device allows doctors to reconstruct 3D body sections … Read more

How augmented reality gives one doctor surgical ‘superpowers’

In this article, you will discover how Dr. Joshua Bederson and his team in Mount Sinai Hospital (NYC) use immersive technologies to prepare ans operate complex brain surgeries. The use of “Surgical Theater” software gives surgeons a 360° vision of the patient and is linked to a Occulus VR helmet to see “inside” the brain. … Read more

Augmedics’ augmented-reality surgical system shows promise

In this study about spine surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the use of augmented reality system “xvision” allows a good increase of accuracy (from 94.6% to 96.7% of succeed). The main benefice is that surgeon can work without looking away from the patient. XVS essentially provides the surgeon with ‘X-ray vision’ &mash; enabling them to … Read more

An Augmented Reality Microscope for Cancer Detection

Google present a great combination between Machine Learning and augmented reality to help pathologists to identify cancers. The presented device is “only” a lightly modified light microscope with real-time analyzing computer. The result is directly displayed in the pathologist field of view. Applications of deep learning to medical disciplines including ophthalmology, dermatology, radiology, and pathology … Read more

Augmented Reality Is Changing Industries From Real Estate To Medicine [Infographic]

What is crystal clear in this infographic is that healthcare is one of the most promising domain for the development of immersive technologies, and specially augmented reality. There are dozens of amazing applications for augmented reality right now, and the technology is really only starting to take off. Learn more about the latest augmented reality … Read more