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AR Surgery

Cardiologists Use Augmented Reality to Plan and Perform Complex Procedures

Researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, have been investigating the use of Augmented Reality (AR) headsets for visualizing myocardial...
HoloLens for Surgery

Doctors Use HoloLens to Investigate Heart Scars in High Resolution Before Surgery

During ablations and electrophysiology studies, the surgeon must have a clear idea about where scars and other relevant items are within the heart. Normally,...
Glucose powered implants

Washington University Researchers Use Glucose as Power Source for Medical Implants

Popular health wearables such as smartwatches or implanted medical devices and patches typically require batteries which need to be recharged. Now, researchers at Washington...
Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator

Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Does Not Prevent Sudden Death After Myocardial Infarctions

Patients with myocardial infarction may get some benefit from wearing a cardioverter-defibrillator in the month after a heart attack, but it does not reduce...
Ultrasound patch

This Wearable Stick-On Ultrasound Patch Can Measure Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

Scientists at the University of California San Diego created a new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the...
Wearable life insurance

How Wearable Devices Can Benefit the Life Insurance Industry

Insurers have long been interested in knowing more about the potential applications of wearable tech for many years, but wearable devices have not been...