A groundbreaking new treatment that uses 3D printed implants and that could bring relief to tens of thousands of knee osteoarthritis sufferers has received approval to be trialled in UK patients.
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The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
X-ray vision, context-sensitive guidance, coordinator, training assistant and more: augmented reality (AR) has hit the OR.
Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.
Dr. Frank Phillips, Professor and Director of the Division of Spine Surgery and the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, completed the first augmented reality (AR) minimally invasive spine surgery.
The app "Swift Skin and Wound", which accurately measures and charts the progression of skin wounds, could potentially have a significant impact on clinical management and patient outcomes.
Orthopaedic surgeons can now get their hands on the bones of patients before they reach the operating table – with the help of 3D printing.