surgery

Emerging technologies are transforming the way surgical procedures are done. We provide an overview on new applications of surgical robotics, immersive realities such as augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, and digitalization in the OR.

High-tech clothing supports breathing

High-tech clothing supports breathing

“Robotic” textiles could help patients recovering from postsurgery breathing changes.

3D printing congress: AM Medical Days 2021

3D printing congress: AM Medical Days 2021

The first edition of the new conference series AM Medical Days 2021 starts with the focus on "Medical AM: How to apply it to patients?".

Cyber-physical organ twins to train surgeons

Cyber-physical organ twins to train surgeons

Researchers have developed a range of artificial organ phantoms to serve as training platforms for surgeons.

A pen to pin down the fringes of cancer

A pen to pin down the fringes of cancer

The MasSpec Pen has shown to accurately differentiate healthy and cancerous tissue from banked pancreas samples during surgery.

“XR is fusing surgical reality with medical images”

“XR is fusing surgical reality with medical images”

Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.

Electronic nose sniffs out failing lung transplant

Electronic nose sniffs out failing lung transplant

An electronic “nose” is capable of detecting with 86% accuracy when a lung transplant is beginning to fail.

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