The IGT group, in NAMIC Project Week

One more time, the IGT group participates in the NAMIC Project Week! The Project Week is a week-long hackathon of hands on activity in which medical image computing researchers create solutions using the open source image computing platform, 3D Slicer, and VTK, ITK, CMake, and CDash libraries as well as OHIF, Cornerstone, dcmjs, vtkjs, itkjs, DICOMweb, Girder and related web technologies. Participants work collaboratively on solutions that lie on… Continue reading The IGT group, in NAMIC Project Week

Alicia Pose enlightened us all during Science and Innovation Week at UC3M

From November 6 to 19, 2023, the Science and Innovation Week 2023 was celebrated at UC3M, featuring over 30 scientific outreach activities aimed at unveiling the University’s research and development efforts. The event included guided tours, workshops, round-table discussions, exhibitions, demonstrations, conferences, and more. Alicia Pose led our group’s workshop titled: Ready Player One: El… Continue reading Alicia Pose enlightened us all during Science and Innovation Week at UC3M

Lucía Cubero and Alicia Pose, standing out at CASEIB 2023

The XLI edition of Congreso Anual de la Sociedad Española de Ingeniería Biomédica (CASEIB) was celebrated in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain, on November 22-24, 2023. Lucía Cubero and Alicia Pose presented some of our last works. Some details below: Here are some pics of the trip 😀

New PhD in the group! Congratulations Alicia!

We are happy to announce that last week, our PhD student Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Augmented Reality in Image-Guided Therapy to Improve Surgical Planning and Guidance” with ‘Doctorado Internacional’ distinction. The doctoral thesis was supervised by Javier Pascau and it was done in collaboration with Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón… Continue reading New PhD in the group! Congratulations Alicia!

Check out our last paper on Augmented Reality to improve surgical planning

Our paper on “Real-time integration between Microsoft HoloLens 2 and 3D Slicer with demonstration in pedicle screw placement planning” has been published in the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS). In it, we present a novel framework to send information in real time between Microsoft HoloLens 2 and 3D Slicer using the OpenIGTLink… Continue reading Check out our last paper on Augmented Reality to improve surgical planning

Participation in the 4th international symposium of engineering in Mexico

Our colleague Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has presented our most recent work on Augmented Reality at the 4th international symposium of engineering, celebrated at Universidad Vasco de Quiroga in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. This event collects mechatronics, computational systems, and industrial and biomedical engineering knowledge from researchers from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, the USA, and… Continue reading Participation in the 4th international symposium of engineering in Mexico

Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”

Our paper on “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions” is now published in Sensors Journal! In it, we compare the ergonomics, usability, and AR projection accuracy of both HoloLens devices. Our goal was to determine the improvements of the newest model in this clinical context. Take a look at… Continue reading Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”

Alliance 4 Universities Award

Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has received an Alliance 4 Universities award under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program to carry out mobility at University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Afrika) in May 2022. During this period, she gave lectures on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality to undergrad and graduate students. Moreover, she… Continue reading Alliance 4 Universities Award

Best Project Award in MARSS 2021

Our team won the Best Project Award in the Medical Augmented Reality Summer School celebrated in 2021 by Balgrist Universitätsklinik, Universität Zürich, and Technische Universität München. On it, they presented an analysis of the HoloLens 2’s tracking performance with two different augmented reality markers to improve orthopedic oncological surgeries. Congratulations!