Augmented Reality as an Effective Teaching Tool

Over the past ten years there has been a trend toward immersing students into clinical settings earlier at the expense of anatomy laboratory time. This diminishing laboratory time has been abetted by the increasing prominence of remote learning, which, in turn, is...

Planning Safer Surgery With Augmented Reality

During a surgery planning conference, a surgeon wrestles with conventional imaging, such as the image pictured right, to determine the ideal pathway to resect a hard to reach tumor in an older patient. She understands that relying on CT scans and MRIs can be...

From 3D Printing To Augmented Reality

From 3D Printing to VR/AR: Simple Connection? The same, but different: My journey in 3D imaging began with 3D Printing as I searched for a way to show the visually complex Diffusion Tensor Imaging data obtained from my research in pediatric kidney transplants…...

Accuracy And Precision With Sira Medical

Augmented reality (AR) is a powerful application that allows physicians to visualize and interact with patient data. By definition, augmented reality is a real-time interactive experience of the real-world environment using computer-generated perceptual information....

The Potential Of Mobile Augmented Reality

Bridging the Gap As a Radiologist I was trained to build complex 3-dimensional models in my mind as I read a stack of 2-dimensional CT or MRI images. Currently, however, the way I must ultimately convey this information is through a written radiology report or an...