Tag: "virtual" at medical news
Approaching through Telemedicine benefits patients
...h care facility. About half the group took part in virtual
consultations while the rest were referred to spec...tient satisfaction was significantly higher in the virtual
Colonoscopy Could Also Identify Heart Attack Risk
...able to detect heart attack risk in patients.// A virtual
colonoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that... examined the records of 480 patients who received virtual
colonoscopy exams between 1995 and 1998. Results showed a direct link between high aortic calcium ...
Virtual Colonoscopy May Be Better Than Real-time Colonoscopy
...n Francisco School of Medicine. CTC, also known as virtual
colonoscopy, is a non-invasive screening method fo...py--which explores only the interior of the colon, virtual
colonoscopy depicts the surrounding areas as well. "Using the same amount of radiation as a non-cont...
Virtual Reality For Treating Stress Disorders
...on’s Office of Naval Research are working on using virtual
reality to help patients deal with Post Traumatic ... this research, scientists are creating simulating virtual
realities that let the patients suffering from PTSD to go through the similar experiences they had f...
New form of ultrasonic vision
...splaying the slice, and the mirror.“We are merging virtual
image in 3D with interior of the patient,” Stetten said.br>...
Scientists Developed Map For Brain Molecular Communities
...researchers, is the first major step in creating a virtual
cell that can be used to identify drug targets and predict side effects of drugs. Like a social community or a sports team, a molecular community works together to achieve a common goal. Unlike humans who have six degrees of separation, molecules in ...
Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP
...o take on pigs - believed to be at the root of the virtual
epidemic. The proliferation of pigs has made matt... hub about 80 km from here, pigs have grown into a virtual
army that often attack and injure children. However, the administration could only net around 35 out...
Conjoined Indian Twins See Hope On The Horizon
...cated operation that starts with the creation of a virtual
3-D image of the twins. The final step would be a kidney transplant to the twin without any kidneys. "We are not rushing into anything here at all and we want to make sure we take advantage of every piece of knowledge that is available," commented ...
Repeated checking causes memory distrust
...emory distrust results from repeated checking of a virtual
computerized stove, researchers from the Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada asked 50 undergraduate students to repeatedly turn on, turn off and check either a real kitchen stove (relevant checking) or a real kitchen fauc...
Hip Replacement Can Now Be Performed On Virtual Patients
...p doctors perform hip replacement surgeries// on a virtual
copy of their real patient. This would greatly imp...rgery is necessary. Several techniques involving virtual
reality, tissue profiling and stereoscopic vision have been culminated to create virtual
Kasturba Medical College Organizes 'CME- Orth 2005' From 4th To 6th November
...ay. The institute proposes to start a digital or virtual
museum for which wok has already begun....
Supercomputer Grid Enlists PCs To Combat AIDS
...Rosetta software, which runs during idle time. The virtual
supercomputer solves scientific problems and creat... public databases for scientific research. The virtual
supercomputer grid, created by IBM, will test thousands of HIV mutations against tens of thousands o...
Poor Andhra Women Enable Bypass Surgery Paying 50 Paise Each
...n their own for such emergencies it will lead to a virtual
revolution in rural India."...
3-D Projection Of Heart For Diagnosis Of Cardiovascular Disorders
A new form of cardiovascular ultrasound based on virtual
reality can now help doctors to have a 3-D represe... to 'cut through' the heart to see inside, using a virtual
pointer, within ten minutes and provide an accurate diagnosis. "At the moment, I-Space technology ...
Virtual Reality Simulation Could Help In Training Surgeons
At the Case Western Reserve University, virtual
reality simulation tools are making dentists hone their art in a most innovative manner and if M. Cenk Cavusoglu has his // way, then this method can also train brain and heart surgeons to perform delicate surgeries in a risk-free manner. "Simulati...
JRRD Focuses On Issues Such As Spinal Cord Injury and Prosthetics
...searchers from Israel suggested that video-capture virtual
reality (VR) training has many benefits for patients with paraplegic spinal cord injury. They found that the VR system provided the user with natural movement control, the ability to use many parts of the body and the flexibility to adapt the system...
A (hearts) thumbs up for cardiologists in heart examinations
...isual skills using computer graphic animations and virtual
patient examinations. In the conclusion provided by the authors, "Cardiac examination skills do not improve after medical school year three and may decline after years in practice, which has important implications for medical decision making, patien...
Primal Scream's Return
...to fit with the feel," he said. The journey from a virtual
hell and back has not been easy, but Gillespie says he is trying, I'm trying to stay away from that. I mean, tonight I just want to go home and see my girlfriend and see my kids."...
Supercomputers To Assist In Thwarting Bird Flu Epidemic In Future
... for each individual, involving more throws of the virtual
dice. “Computer models serve as virtual
laboratories where researchers can study how infectious diseases might spread and what intervention ...
Competitive Advantage Are Attained In Which Freeloaders Are Punished
...students from a German university to either join a virtual
group that does not financially punish freeloaders or a group that is nearly identical but allows members to punish freeloaders. The differences in cooperation between the two groups can be likened to neighboring towns with different reactions to tho...
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