There is now another way for doctors to use augmented reality in operations. This time, it's for plastic surgery — Specifically facial surgery.
Late last year, two surgeons from the Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia de Jaraguá do Sul in Brazil started using a combination of 3D printing and the Microsoft HoloLens to help plan spinal surgeries. And now, with the rest of their team, they've successfully performed a surgical procedure on their first international patient using their 3D impression planning and augmented reality process.
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Facebook recently hit a snag in its quest to take augmented reality face effects to its millions of users.
The HoloLens has become a frequent sight in medical facilities around the world, but a new demonstration shows just how seamlessly it can be integrated into traditional medical procedures to improve the experience for physicians and patients alike.
True innovation tends to come from the places we least expect as developers. The Microsoft HoloLens is still a very new product, and some of the other headsets are still just ideas, so the rules for mixed reality are not set in stone. That means all the real problems to be solved are yet to come.
Numerous examples exist of doctors and surgeons using HoloLens to plan surgeries. The device has even been used to view reference images during a procedure and stream it to a remote audience. Until recently, it has not been used to augment the surgeon's view of the patient during a live surgery.
If you've ever wanted to be right in the thick of an operating room, you're about to get your chance. On Thursday, April 14th, you'll be able to watch a VR live stream of a tumor removal surgery. With their 360-degree camera, you'll be able to see the entire operating table and its surroundings.
There are a lot of ways you can use pumpkins to decorate for Halloween. Of course, there's always the traditional jack-o'-lantern, but if you want to step it up a bit, you can make them glow in the dark, or put them to work for you by turning them into surveillance pumpkins to catch pranksters who prefer the 'trick' in 'trick-or-treat.'
This video illustrate us how to preform a simple interrupted suture in surgery. Here are the following steps:
The purse string stitch is one of the more specialized stitches used during surgery: the purse string suture. This suture is used to seal an opening in a hollow organ in the body, like when a feeding tube is being inserted. It is a challenging maneuver, and mostly useful in internal medicine rather than external, but knowing it is essential to several types of surgery.
A common problem with human patient simulators is that they are very easy to break. In this tutorial, learn how to perform simulated open heart surgery on a HPS without breaking any of the mechanisms inside his chest. This video will demonstrate how to modifiy a human patient simulator (HPS) for open heart surgery/thoracotomy proceudres in the simulation center. Although the video demonstrates the method on a Laerdal Sim Man, the technique can be appled to other simulators.
This video is about Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques.The video begins with the narrator saying that the technique is widely used in major abdominal surgeries and mastering of the techniques would give great confidence in the surgical procedures.There are various types of laproscopic needle drivers are available which can be selected according to preference.Different types of 10 millimeter laproscopic ports are available,however the valves used in the ports are important for performing extra c...
An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a deep dermal suturing technique. The deep dermal technique is especially good for laceration repair or wound closure in the operating room. Follow along with the medical video to learn the deep dermal closure technique.
There are a lot of different types of sutures out there, as any of your doctors, nurses, and medical students know, and performing them properly is a vital part of your job. This video details how to perform a figure of eight suture on a surgical patient. It is definitely made for the professional or student, so please, do not try this at home!
There are almost as many types of sutures as there are types of wounds that a human can sustain. This video instructs the viewer in performing one popular type of suture: the vertical mattress stitch. This type of stitch is relatively simple and strong, and thus a good choice for many types of wounds.
Considering whether gastric bypass surgery is right for you? This brief, medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at ICYou will help you to decide just that. For details, and to get started learning more about the pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery yourself, watch this video guide.
Considering a eyelid or eye bag surgery? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of the necessary aftercare. For all of the details, and to get started learning more about eyelid and eye bag surgery, take a look.
Considering a eyelid surgery? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about breast reduction surgery yourself, take a look.
Considering eyelid surgery? It's important that you understand the potential complications. This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about eyelid surgery yourself, take a look.
An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a two-hand tie for wound closure. Follow along and learn the special technique for doing two-handed tie wound closures for surgery.
Some bleeding is to be expected from any procedure when even the most skilled veterinary surgeon performs an operation. Hemostasis is the physiological process of stopping the loss of blood, and a skill required of any veterinarian, from the most fundamental of procedures to advanced. This video animal surgery tutorial shows some basic hemostatic techniques for use in veterinary surgery.
In this video we learn how to perform knee replacement surgery. The knee joint is accessed with an incision. Then, a number of different surgical tools will be used to perform the procedure. The part of the knee joint is removed first with surgical saws. Then, the artificial joint is put back into the area. Once this part is secured with screws, an insert will be joined in with it to keep it in place. The artificial joint is checked for the last time, then sutures are used to closed the joint...
If you or someone you love is undergoing heart surgery in the near future, it's important that you have a solid grasp of the potential complications such that you can do everything in your power to avoid them. In this brief medical-minded tutorial from ICYou, you'll learn about a few of the most common complications including bleeding, infection, damage to blood vessels, heart damage, heart attacks or strokes.
After knee surgery, the knee is usually stiff with reduced range of motion because of swelling in that region. In this instructional video, a physical therapist explains how to get the knee back to its best following surgery with rest, exercise and physiotherapy.
Considering ear correction? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about ear correction surgery yourself, take a look.
One can easily get rid of acne scars without surgery by means of following steps. Identify the type of acne scars you have. See a dermatologist who can tell the difference between types of scars. For example, scars may be classified as ice pick, boxing, rolling or hypertrophy scars. Not every nonsurgical removal techniques will work with each type of scar. Get a chemical peel. A solution is applied to the skin which causes the top layer to peel off. This encourages new skin growth. Peels are ...
Smile lines in the face can get deeper as you age. In this medical how-to video Dr. Samuel Lam explains how these lines can be fixed in plastic surgery. Watch and learn more about plastic surgery procedures.
There are a variety of ways to speed up your body’s ability to heal. Things like keeping the incision clean, resting, nutritious foods and physical therapy will get you feeling strong quickly. Avoid negativity, as it may actually slow down your recovery. No one likes to be laid up in bed after surgery. Follow the advice on your “get well soon” card and be back to your old self in no time.
The nose, the prow of the face, is the part of the human body that the most people seem to dislike about themselves. Especially if their noses are big. This video tutorial teaches you how to touch up a nose in Adobe Photoshop CS4, specifically by using the liquefy tool to make a model's nose smaller. If you can't afford plastic surgery, now you can look like you got it in your pictures.
Around half the UK population will develop piles at some point in their life. In this exclusive guide, Dr Jessen explains the causes of hemorrhoids and dispels some myths along the way. He also discusses treatment options – from over-the-counter creams to surgery – and advises on the best way to prevent piles occurring in the first place. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to diagnose and treat hemorrhoids.
Sure, you could hit the gym, eat your veggies, and get plastic surgery—but what can you do that does not suck? Lots of things, actually. Just check out this video to find out.
Are your boobs not cutting it anymore? How do you increase your bust size without plastic surgery? There are some tricks and tips to acquiring more cleavage, so watch and learn. Your rack will thank you. So will the guys.
HOW TO OPERATE ON YOUR MATES! Vive Cool City brings you this fun tutorial video. Warning: Do not try this at home unless you know what you are doing. These Australians are truly reckless dare devils.
Acne develops when pores become blocked with dead skin cells and oil. They usually disappear over time but sometimes they leave a scar. When those blemishes form white blood cells rush to the surface to help heal the area. But occasionally a scar forms. Popping and picking can send bacteria further into the skin and increase the blemish and it greatly increases the likelihood that a scar will appear. Nodules and cysts are more severe blemishes and have an increased likelihood of leaving scars...
It's not brain surgery, but teeth whitening systems still hits the pocket books hard. However, there is a cheaper alternative to have the whitest teeth in the neighborhood, and it's called Photoshop. With Adobe Photoshop, you can have whiter teeth in seconds! Really. It's definitely the best tooth whitening remedy for those behind the camera lens. But remember… Photoshop is only a digital cure. You still might have to hide that smile in public… or consult a dentist.
This surgery video shows you the full scoop on performing a thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, which is a medical condition that causes abnormal weakness of certain muscles. It's actually a rare disease marked by muscular weakness without atrophy, and caused by a defect in the action of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions.
If your iPad's battery is malfunctioning or not performing properly for any reason, check out this clip. In this tutorial, you will learn how to very carefully disassemble and remove the battery from the back of your device so that you can replace it with a new one. Perform surgery on your beloved iPad with help from this video. Good luck!
If your pet has recently had surgery or been ill, they may need to wear a medical collar. A medical e-collar or a cone will prevent your pet from chewing or licking an area of their body that they shouldn't be touching. In this video from Dr. Lauren, you will learn where to get an e-collar and how to secure it to their head so that they stay safe and happy.
Alison and Lloyd, the hosts of My Home 2.0, have created a Twittering Teddy Bear by performing surgery on an animatronic toy bear, adding a text-to-speech implant allowing the bear to speak real-time Twitter updates.