Researchers are using virtual reality to understand the impact of moral distress on healthcare workers during the pandemic.
Augmented reality & virtual reality
Extended reality applications like virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality transform the practice of medicine. We report on their widespread use – from the use in the operating room to clinical medicine, drug development, medical training and education, to treatment in pain management, psychology and psychiatry.
At Shift Medical, more than 60 leading medical XR experts will present and discuss the latest developments on the use of digital technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality in medicine.
Researchers recorded VR users' brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions to prevent cybersickness.
The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
Being immersed in a stunning 'virtual' Icelandic landscape can reduce the pain caused by uncomfortable medical procedures.
The use of smartphone-based VR games during dressing changes icould helps to relief the pain for pediatric patients.
New research on Olfactory Virtual Reality (OVR) paints a clearer picture for clinical psychiatrists about how it could be used to safely and effectively help mental health and mood disorders.
With the aid of a virtual reality model, researchers from the Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum have examined, which errors can occur during the communication between the brain and robotic prosthesis.
X-ray vision, context-sensitive guidance, coordinator, training assistant and more: augmented reality (AR) has hit the OR.
A new VR platform enables the display of huge amounts of data. This can be helpful, for example, when examining rare genetic defects.
Medtronic partners with Surgical Theater to provide the first augmented reality platform for use in real-rime during complex cranial procedures.
Researchers are developing 3D technologies for surgeons. The aids for surgery planning are particularly advanced.
Virtual reality avatar-based coaching shows promise to increase access to nutrition education to children at risk for obesity,
Researchers have explored whether a virtual reality program on mindfulness/meditation could alleviate the physical side effects of hemodialysis patients.