Body parts floating in 3D space to give medicine virtual shape

Ben Gruber, Reuters

New imaging technology that processes hundreds of medical scans to generate a perfect virtual 3D model of the human body will allow doctors to more accurately diagnose disease and prepare for complex surgical procedures.

In clinical trials using the technology, surgeons were able to more effectively correct congenital heart defects in newborns while dramatically decreasing the amount of time it took to prepare for the procedures.  

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