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Ultrasound scalpel destroys liver tumors

Focused ultrasound can effectively destroy tumor cells. Until now, this method has only been used for organs such as the prostate and uterus. At the European Congress of Radiology, Fraunhofer researchers will present a method, developed as part of the TRANS-FUSIMO EU project, that enables focused ultrasound treatment of the liver, an organ that moves while breathing. In the future, this could enable treatment of certain liver tumors in a more gentle way.

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Ophthalmology Workstation awarded at SPIE Medical Imaging 2017

The “Multimodal Workstation for Analysis of Retinal Images” was selected as the winning demonstration at the Live Demonstrations Workshop of the SPIE Medical Imaging 2017 which took place February 11-16 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

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MEVIS Researchers Win NVIDIA Demo Contest in Boston

Fraunhofer MEVIS researcher Jennifer Nitsch and Hans Meine won the NVIDIA Demo Contest at the 24th Project Week of the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC) which was held during the week of January 9-13, 2017 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston.

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Business Trip to Fraunhofer MEVIS

Fraunhofer MEVIS hosted second Matchmaking and Business Trip between UMC Groningen and Metropolitan Region Northwest on Thursday, January 19.

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