10th Interventional MRI Symposium

October 11, 2014

This time we had nearly 300 participants and a distinct increase of the interest of the industry with 26 companies participating in the industrial exhibition.
The three industrial symposia were well attended (with more than 90 participants each) and received. The quality of the talks and posters were high and many new developments and results were presented. Read more...

Nathalie Agar

The Fine Line Between Breast Cancer and Normal Tissues

September 22, 2014

BWH Press releases. Up to 40 percent of patients undergoing breast cancer surgery require additional operations because surgeons may fail to remove all the cancerous tissue in the initial operation. However, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have successfully tested a tool they developed that will help surgeons better distinguish cancerous breast tissue from normal tissue, thereby decreasing the chances for repeat operations.  

The study is published online the week of September 22, 2014 in the  Read more about The Fine Line Between Breast Cancer and Normal Tissues


MICCAI Tutorial: Building image-guidance systems from open-source components

September 18, 2014

This tutorial introduced the participants to best practices in prototyping image-guidance systems for minimally invasive interventions using open-source software tools. After completing this tutorial, participants will be able to build systems for various clinical applications with minimal effort, without any software development. Read more...