Navigation Links
Popular gaming system may offer radiologists an alternative way to view patient images
Date:4/23/2009

The popular Wii gaming remote may offer radiologists a fun, alternative method to using a standard mouse and keyboard to navigate through patient images, according to a study performed at the New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY. The remote may also offer radiologists relief from repetitive motion injuries as a result of using a mouse and keyboard.

"We have developed a new fun and exciting way for radiologists to navigate through patient images using hand movements instead of basic keyboard and mouse clicks," said Cliff Yeh, MD, Matthew Amans, MD, and George Shih, MD, lead authors of the study. "The device from the Nintendo Wii gaming system has both an infrared sensor and an accelerometer, which when used together, can allow for flexible ways to interact with radiology images," they said.

"All the basic features that a radiologist routinely requires can be performed using the hand held device. For this study, new software for viewing radiology images which interfaces with the Wii remote was developed in conjunction with computer scientists Lu Zheng and Michael Brown, PhD, both from the National University of Singapore, in Singapore and both co-authors of the study," according to Drs. Yeh, Amans and Shih.

"The traditional keyboard mouse user interface limits the way a radiologist can interpret images and manage an ever increasing workload. The Wii remote may alleviate those limitations. In addition repetitive motion injuries may be mitigated by altering usage between a device like the Wii remote and the traditional mouse because they use different sets of muscles. Small movements can manipulate the image on the screen and buttons can change windows and move between different series'. It is a lot more flexible than just a simple mouse," they said.

"The Wii remote along with the software the authors developed is currently just a prototype and is not FDA approved for clinical use. We
'/>"/>

Contact: Heather Curry
hcurry@arrs.org
703-858-4304
American Roentgen Ray Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Energy-Saving LED Replacement for Popular Appliance and Display-Case Light Fixture Design Now Available
2. Harris Corporation Redesigning Popular Radiology Web Site to Enhance Content Management and Accessibility
3. Research Finds Popular Household Pets Transmit Dangerous Parasites to Humans
4. LENA Foundation Revives Popular Online Child Language Assessment Tool
5. Liposuction No Longer the Most Popular Surgical Procedure According to New Statistics
6. Sexual lyrics in popular songs linked to early sexual experiences
7. Back by Popular Demand! DIAKADI Body Announces Its Spring Edition of Outdoor Boot Camps
8. Popular or Not? Your Genes May Help Decide
9. Popular cold and cough treatment may create respiratory distress in young children
10. Dr. Sherrell Aston Addresses the Popularity of Dermal Fillers and Possible Long Term Side Effects
11. Common Flu Strain Resistant to Popular Antiviral Drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay ... boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work ... In a small clinical trial of obese adults, researchers found ... weight over a year than those who followed a low-fat ... and triglyceride levels, the research team reports in the Sept. ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Moroccan Eco-Biologics’ new one-of-a-kind Vitality Hair Recovery ... the foundation of all natural Moroccan plant extracts to ... There is nothing similar to Vitality Hair Recovery cream ... is a commonly encountered problem for men and women ... been limited to existing medications offering mediocre results, considerable ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 Humility of Mary Health ... 18 at St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. , ... about more than 200 common health problems as well as ... and injury, and advice on when to seek medical attention. ... noon in the Youngstown Room; the evening session runs from ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... is pleased to announce that the following papers ... the ESC Congress 2014, taking place in Barcelona, ... Ultrathin strut biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent versus ... (BIOSCIENCE): a randomised, single-blind, non-inferiority trial, Windecker et ... strut thickness, surface polymer, and drug release have ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... NC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Researchers in ... woman who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos-contaminated work ... has all the details of the report in a new ... Doctors at the ESI Model Hospital say their patient was ... and breathlessness. Further investigation found that she had come in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study 2Health News:Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study 3Health News:New All Natural, Organic Hair Recovery Products by Moroccan Eco-Biologics, Restore Lost Hair with No Side Effects 2Health News:HMHP Offers ‘Health at Home’ Workshop 2Health News:The Lancet: European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 media alert 2Health News:New Report Illustrates That Even Brief Asbestos Exposure Can Trigger Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2
... , NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (OTCBB: GVBP.OB) ... develops novel therapeutic proteins that disrupt the advance of ... in the process of acquiring three promising new drug ... in royalty fees in the mid to long term. ...
... , , , ... to those who are here illegally," President Obama said in a carefully ... last night. The problem, notes the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), ... Health Care Act of 2009, clearly would benefit illegal aliens. , ...
... , , SAN FRANCISCO, ... professional association in U.S. history took a major step forward ... Nurses Association/National Nurses Organization in San Francisco voted unanimously to ... National Nurses United, unifying the 86,000-member CNA/NNOC with the ...
... (GSA) invites all journalists to attend its 62nd Annual ... the field of aging from November 18 to 22 ... An estimated 3,500 professionals are expected to attend the ... Atlanta Marriott Marquis . The theme for 2009 is "Creative ...
... The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies ... Foundation in the amount of $30,000 to support six students ... program. "Family nurse practitioners have a promising future" said Nilda ... Studies. "The Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation grant will help ...
... , , LAKE FOREST, Ill., ... leading global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, today announced that ... on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009. The company,s senior leadership team and ... , A streaming audio webcast of the event, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:GENova to acquire three new drug target patents worth in excess of $1 billion in royalty fees 2Health News:GENova to acquire three new drug target patents worth in excess of $1 billion in royalty fees 3Health News:President Obama Misleads Public on Health Care for Illegal Aliens; Illegal Aliens Would Benefit Under H.R. 3200 2Health News:California Nurses/NNOC, Nation's Largest Nurses' Organization, Unanimously Endorses Joining RN Super Union 2Health News:An invitation to the nation's premier aging conference 2Health News:UM receives grant to support graduate students in the family nurse practitioner program 2Health News:Hospira to Host 2009 Investor Day 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2014  VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical ... and commercialization of novel Toll-like receptor 8 ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted ... motolimod (VTX-2337) when administered in combination with ... of women with ovarian cancer whose disease ...
(Date:9/2/2014)...   Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON ... it has entered into an Exclusive Channel Collaboration (ECC) ... (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ) to ... of its marketed Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) through Sanofi,s ... This collaboration will leverage Intrexon,s proprietary technology suite plus ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014   Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Anderson , president and chief executive officer, will present in ... Healthcare Unplugged Conference 2014 on Monday, September 8, 2014 at ... The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may ... Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Fast Track Designation Granted for Motolimod (VTX-2337), a Novel Immunotherapy for Women with Ovarian Cancer 2VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Fast Track Designation Granted for Motolimod (VTX-2337), a Novel Immunotherapy for Women with Ovarian Cancer 3Intrexon Announces Exclusive Channel Collaboration with Sanofi to Optimize Production for a Specific Family of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients 2Intrexon Announces Exclusive Channel Collaboration with Sanofi to Optimize Production for a Specific Family of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients 3Veracyte to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference 2014 2
... YORK, Sept. 1, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0559262/Global-CRO-Market-Quantitative-Assessment.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Discovery_and_Development This ... globally, by phase and market type, R&D ...
... This evening, Novo Nordisk awarded sponsorships totaling ... that educate people living with type 2 diabetes on ... risk of long-term diabetes related complications. The sponsorships are ... aims to promote enduring, sustainable change for people living ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Global CRO Market: Quantitative Assessment 2Global CRO Market: Quantitative Assessment 3Novo Nordisk Partners with Minneapolis Community Groups to Support Diabetes Education Programs 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: