Surgical planning

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. The project by researchers at the Intervention Centre at Oslo University Hospital, working with developers at IT consultancy Sopra Steria, was recently awarded a Microsoft Health Innovation Award. The data that the 3D models use comes from the hospital’s various image-generating scanning CT and MR machines. ….[READ]

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