How technologies are personalizing surgical procedures
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
Before Sonia Ramamoorthy, M.D., chief of colon and rectal surgery at UC San Diego Health, took a scalpel to Larry Smarr, Ph.D., director of Calit2 and Harry E. Gruber Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego, she first took a virtual tour of his large intestine. It encompassed an entire room.

Then he shared a more modest, life-sized 3-D-printed model of his suspect organ. With sometimes chagrined colleagues watching, surgeon and patient scrutinized its colonic curves and convolutions, revealing previously undetected complexities and, perhaps, the future of surgery.
Before his colon resection, Larry Smarr wanted his surgeon to have a good look at what she would find inside, so he produced 3-D models of his affected organs, based upon existing imaging.....

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-technologies-personalizing-surgical-procedures.html
Like
Comment
Share