A recent HealthImaging article noted the FDA’s approval of Microsoft’s augmented reality system for use in pre-operative surgical planning. OpenSight uses a Microsoft HoloLens headset to allow physicians to view 3D images in augmented reality as well as the actual patient and their real-world surroundings. Use of the technology should decrease operation duration and improve surgical planning.
FDA Approves Surgical Augmented Reality
Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality system projects 2D, 3D, and 4D images onto a patient’s body to help physicians plan surgery.
Nov 20, 2018