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The Unreal, Bleeding-Edge Tech That’s Helping Doctors Make The Cut

I couldn’t quite decide whether it was his agonized expression or the detailed tattoos covering his arms that bewildered me the most, but the full-size dummy in a hospital gown wasn’t there to freak people out. 313 more words

Technology

Augmented reality turns live volunteers into anatomy lessons

A new augmented reality system lets physiotherapy students see inside the human body by projecting different layers of muscles and bones over the top of a volunteer “patient.” 215 more words

Augmented Reality

6 Vision Enhancement Devices You Need to See

The number of visually impaired people in this world amounts to 342 million (more than the entire population of the United States), a number that is shared by both ends of life, the young and the old. 77 more words

Digital Health

Augmented Reality Could Change Health Care—Or Be a Faddish Dud

The patient lies on the exam table, as the surgeon gets ready. She’s wearing pastel pink scrubs, holding an ultrasound device, and wearing glasses that look like something out of RoboCop—the ’80s version, not the 2014 remake. 203 more words

Healthcare

Microsoft HoloLens helps medical equipment maker hone sales pitch

Microsoft’s HoloLens has found a home in healthcare, potentially breathing new life into what has been spotty deployment of immersive digital solutions in enterprises.

Medical equipment maker Stryker is using the headset to help show customers how its surgical tables, light fixtures and displays will look in their operating rooms (ORs). 142 more words

Healthcare

Microsoft's HoloLens: How these surgeons can now voyage around patients' organs

Using Microsoft’s HoloLens platform, researchers in Oslo have developed a way of turning traditional two-dimensional medical images into 3D augmented-reality models for planning surgery and navigating around organs during operations. 108 more words

Medical Technology

European scientists developing new Augmented Reality visor to improve accuracy of surgical interventions

Employing new photonics technology, European scientists are developing a new Augmented Reality surgical visor in a bid to improve accuracy of interventions, showing anaesthetic and medical data while superimposing a patient’s x-ray in perfect unison with their body, meaning surgeons never having to look away during an operation and surgery times reduced by over 20 minutes for every 3 hours. 89 more words

Orthopedics