Guest Editorial: Listen to the Passion

Ronald B. Schilling, PhD, Applied Radiology

What are some of the likely reasons that complete 3D technology is receiving greater interest than in the past? Among them are that the combination of depth perception and motor inputs to interact with patient-specific data, which significantly improves the intuition of the user; an increased ability to balance germane from extraneous content, which increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the user; specialized tools that facilitate the user’s ability to produce increased benefits in clinical efficacy and workflow; and the accumulation and distribution of knowledge made possible with a richer level of content than heretofore available.