News • Dementia destigmatisation

"This Is Us": Alzheimer's storyline in TV drama found to have positive impact

The inclusion of a narrative about Alzheimer’s disease in primetime TV drama “This Is Us” was found to help reduce stigma around dementia and motivate family discussions about plans for aging.


Sponsored • Details

4K Microscopy - See more, show more, save time

Saving time and facilitating analyses, the Olympus UC90 microscope camera maximises information captured from samples with ease and simplicity. Featuring a 1-inch 9 Mpx CCD, the UC90 combines 4K…


Article • Captivating

The ultra high-definition monitor

The same 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) technology that is surging as the next wave in consumer television has broken into the medical market with the presentation of two first-to-market laparoscopes.


Article • Efficient

Conferences demand large size and high-res

NEC Display Solutions Europe reports that it manufactures a large range of display products, such as medical displays, large format displays or projectors as well as desktop versions, to provide…


Interview • Clear

In sight: greater clarity for pathologists

The equivalent of HD or Ultra-HD for home television and video is now entering the world of medicine. Although 4K technology with its high-resolution display quality is already used in radiology,…


News • Endoscopy

Combining digital and optical imaging - the video processor from Pentax

Pentax Medical launches a world first for endoscopy, the OPTIVISTA EPK-i7010 Video Processor, featuring both digital and optical enhancements, in the European, Middle Eastern & African (EMEA)…


Article • New product from Sony launched at MEDICA

Launch of the PMW-10MD HD Camera

At MEDICA today, Sony announced the launch of the new PMW-10MD 2-piece HD camera, its first HD camera designed purely for the medical market. The camera breaks new ground offering unbeatable image quality for high precision surgical applications.


Telemedicine for operating theatres

In Genk, Belgium, the Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg hospital simplified surgical workflow by installing a telemedicine system in a newly constructed interdisciplinary surgical wing. Dr Hubert Van der Put, Medical Director of ZOL, recalls its initiation and subsequent success.. In all major projects with lots of participants, success comes from timely planning between every department and company…


High-def surgical imaging

Sony is showcasing its highly innovative high definition (HD) solutions for diagnostic imaging and display, through to HD surgery and post-operation analysis and training (featured in several issues of our flagship publication EUROPEAN HOSPITAL (www.european-hospital.com)).


A New Dimension in Home Entertainment

It was a living room-revolution: The introduction of the DVD in 1996. DVD players impressed their users with superior images and convenient handling, for example the possibility to choose several chapters from a structured menu instead of spinning a tape back and forth searching for a special scene.


HDTV advantages lead to medical advances

The St. Olav's Hospital in Trondheim, Norway, conducted a study based on a HDTV video laparoscope system in operating rooms (Olympus). By Ronald Mårvik MD PhD, surgeon at St. Olav's Hospital, University Hospital in Trondheim, Norway and the Head of the National Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, and Thomas Langø PhD, research scientist with SINTEF Health Research, Medical Technology.

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