Tag: augmented reality

Brainlab Elements Spine

Study suggests augmented reality could be widely applied in spinal surgery

Microscope-based augmented reality (AR) can be applied successfully to various kinds of spinal procedures, and improves anatomical orientation during surgery, as well as offering...
Augmented reality

FDA approves xvision augmented reality spine surgery system

Augmedics has announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its xvision Spine system (XVS), an augmented reality...

HoloSurgical announces first surgical procedure utilising ARAI system

A successful first-in-human surgical procedure utilising ARAI, an augmented reality and artificial intelligence based surgical navigation system (HoloSurgical) has been carried out. The ARAI is...
wearable

Wearable devices utilising augmented reality will “disrupt the surgical landscape”

With the introduction of new wearables designed for intraoperative use, such as the Hololens (Microsoft) head-up display, there has been considerable interest in bringing...

Augmented reality surgical navigation technology enables high accuracy pedicle screw placement

A recent study reports that new technology utilising augmented reality surgical navigation can be clinically used to place pedicle screws, enabling both high accuracy...

World-first Microsoft HoloLens augmented-reality discectomy takes place in USA

Novarad’s OpenSight augmented reality system has been used in what the company believes may be the first surgical use of Microsoft’s HoloLens. An automated...

First clinical cases performed using Philips’ augmented-reality surgical navigation system

Philips' new augmented reality system has been used in clinical practice for the first time at the Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Sweden. “This new technology allows...

First clinical use of Philips’ augmented-reality surgical navigation system takes place

The first clinical cases using a new surgical navigation system have been successfully treated at Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Sweden. The technology uses high-resolution optical...

Philips announces new augmented-reality surgical navigation system

Philips has announced the development of an augmented-reality surgical navigation technology, designed to help surgeons perform image-guided open and minimally-invasive spine surgery. The technology uses...