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Ascyrus Medical Dissection Stent

Ascyrus Medical’s Ascyrus Medical Dissection Stent (AMDS) Gets CE Mark Approval

An acute type A aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition that requires significant surgical skills and a complicated decision-making process. Today’s surgical treatment, although lifesaving, does not effectively treat malperfusion and leaves the aorta untreated beyond the ascending segment, which can lead to negative remodeling, reoperations, and increased risk of mortality. Related This “Smart Stent” […]
Realmax Qian

Realmax Qian, a Wireless AR/VR Headset with a 100-Degree FOV Delivers More Powerful AR...

Seattle, WA-based augmented reality startup Realmax has developed an augmented reality headset that has a wider field of view than any other currently on the market. The headset, called Realmax Qian is also lightweight and tetherless. Realmax demonstrated their glasses at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas. Related CES 2019: DigiLens Unveils Augmented Reality Smartglasses […]
Remote Continuous Vital Signs Monitoring

Remote Continuous Vital Signs Monitoring on Surgical Wards Benefit Patients

A new study has found that remote continuous vital signs monitoring on surgical wards is practical and acceptable to patients. Postoperative complications are unfortunately common following surgery. Postoperative mortality is the third leading cause of death in the United States. The International Surgical Outcomes Study found that 17% of patients undergoing inpatient surgery developed at […]
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 scars during surgical interventions. Jihye Jang, a PhD Candidate at the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (MR) Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues assessed AR’s potential to help cardiologists […]
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, this information is displayed on a computer monitor and the doctors use mouse or joystick to zoom, rotate or slice the images. However, during these procedures the surgeon needs to look […]
Kopin Endopodium displays

Kopin-Endopodium Partnership to Develop High Resolution Wearable Displays for Medical and Surgical Applications

Kopin, a Massachusetts-based electronics manufacturer, best known for its display devices for mobile electronics, partnered with Endopodium, a company focused on developing advanced visualization technologies for medical and surgical procedures, to develop and market next gen head mounted displays (HMD) for advanced medical and surgical applications. Read more FundamentalVR Tool Combines VR with Haptic Sensors […]