Medical Applications of Augmented Reality

In this week’s “From Academia”, we share with you three related publications focusing on medical applications of augmented reality and 3D imaging. In particular, two later articles focus on radiology workflow design, treating kidney and prostate cancer, and spine surgery navigation.

From Academia” features recent, relevant, close to commercialization academic publications. Subjects include but not limited to healthcare 3D printing, 3D bioprinting, and related emerging technologies.

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Applying Modern Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies to Medical Images and Models

Authored by Justin Sutherland, Belec, Adnan Sheikh, Leonid Chepelev, Waleed Althobaity, Benjamin J. W. Chow, Dimitrios Mitsouras, Andy Christensen, Frank J. Rybicki, and Daniel J. La Russa. Journal of Digital Imaging. 13 September 2018

3D Printing, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality for the Assessment and Management of Kidney and Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review

Authored by Nicole Wake, Jeffrey E. Nussbaum, Marie I. Elias, Christine V.Nikas, Marc A. Bjurlin. Urology. September 2020 

Augmented Reality Surgical Navigation in Spine Surgery to Minimize Staff Radiation Exposure

Authored by Edström, Erik, Burström, Gustav, Omar, Artur, Nachabe, Rami, Söderman, Michael, Persson, Oscar, Gerdhem, Paul, Elmi-Terander, Adrian. Spine. January 2020

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