Tag: Surgical Theater

[Surgical Theater in PR Newswire] Medtronic Partners with Surgical Theater to Provide First Augmented Reality Platform for Use in Real-Time During Complex Cranial Procedures

DUBLIN and LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and Surgical Theater today announced a partnership to interface Surgical Theater’s SyncAR™ augmented reality (AR) technology with Medtronic’s StealthStation™ S8 surgical navigation system. This collaboration will enable neurosurgeons to use AR technology in real-time to enhance visualization during complex cranial procedures. Using fighter-jet simulation technology, the SyncAR platform allows surgeons to visualize structures in the brain, test virtual surgical tools and plan surgeries before entering the operating room. By integrating this technology with the StealthStation S8 cranial solution, surgeons can expand the benefits of AR and, for the first time, see a 360° AR rendering overlaid onto the live surgical site during brain surgeries. Read...

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[Surgical Theater in LVHN News] Lehigh Valley Health Network Utilizes Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for Brain Surgery

Lehigh Valley Health Network now offers extended reality (XR- [virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)]) visualization for neurosurgery patients and neurosurgeons. It is the first health network in Pennsylvania to acquire the technology developed by Surgical Theater®. Walter Jean, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network Chief of Neurosurgery, is the only physician in the area using this groundbreaking technology. Read...

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