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A vision for medical virtual and augmented reality from the Ottawa Hospital

1024 379 Techna

July 13, 2018

2:45PM – 3:45PM
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue
Robert Bell Auditorium, 6th floor room 604

A new era of virtual and augmented reality technology is enabling a booming innovative landscape of medical applications. Following a review of key technological developments, we will present a comprehensive framework for navigating this new creative space including: classification of experiences as virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR), stratification of medical VR/AR applications according to the role of the clinician or patient, and the methods of visualization and manipulation of medical images and models in a perspective 3D environment. Using this framework, several medical VR applications and initiatives under development at The Ottawa Hospital will be presented and discussed, highlighting new opportunities for personalized care, cross-discipline clinical collaboration and communication, and integration with existing radiotherapy and medical 3D printing programs.

SPEAKERS

Justin Sutherland, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Fac of Medicine, University of Ottawa Clinician Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Radiation Medicine Program, The Ottawa Hospital

Daniel J. La Russa, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Fac of Medicine, University of Ottawa Clinician Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Radiation Medicine Program, The Ottawa Hospital

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